ἡδονή

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PIE root
*sweh₂d-

Related to ἥδομαι ‎(hḗdomai, to rejoice) and ἡδῠ́ς ‎(hēdús, sweet).

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ἡδονή ‎(hēdonḗf ‎(genitive ἡδονῆς); first declension

  1. delight, pleasure, enjoyment
  2. taste, smell, flavor
  3. (in plural): desires

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