ἰός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Pronunciation 1[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wisos, *wīsos, *wiHsos. Cognates include Sanskrit विष ‎(víṣa), Latin vīrus, and and Tocharian B wase.

Noun[edit]

ῑ̓ός ‎(īós) (genitive ἰοῦ); m, second declension

  1. poison, as of serpents
  2. venom of a mad dog
Descendants[edit]
  • Greek: ιός m ‎(iós, venom)

Etymology 2[edit]

From *ἰσϝός, from Proto-Indo-European *isu. Cognates include Sanskrit इषु ‎(íṣu) and Avestan 𐬌𐬱𐬎 ‎(išu).

Noun[edit]

ῑ̓ός ‎(īós) (genitive ἰοῦ); m, second declension

  1. arrow

Etymology 3[edit]

Uncertain. May be of the same origin as Etymology 2.

Noun[edit]

ῑ̓ός ‎(īós) (genitive ἰοῦ); m, second declension

  1. rust, verdigris
Inflection[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

ἰός ‎(iós)

  1. one and the same, the one
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