ὀφθαλμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, of Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ὀφθαλμός ‎(ophthalmósm ‎(genitive ὀφθαλμοῦ); second declension

  1. eye
  2. sight
  3. understanding
  4. that which is dearest or best
  5. the bud of a plant (such as the eye of a potato)

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References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill