ἥλιος

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From Proto-Hellenic *hāwélios, from a pre-Hellenic or later Proto-Indo-European *sāwélios, from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic слъньцє ‎(slŭnĭce), Latin sol, Sanskrit सूर ‎(sūra) and सूर्य ‎(sūrya) and स्वर् ‎(svar), Avestan 𐬵𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭 ‎(huuar), Persian خور ‎(xwar).

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ἥλιος ‎(hḗlios) (genitive ἡλίου); m, second declension

  1. sun
  2. east
  3. day
  4. sunshine

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