ὁδός

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See also: οδός

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sodos, from *sed- (to sit). Cognates include Old Church Slavonic ходъ (xodŭ) and Sanskrit सादस् (sādas, a sitting, riding, motion).

For the semantic development, compare English road from Proto-Germanic *raidō (ride, journey), from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną (to ride).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ὁδός (hodósf (genitive ὁδοῦ); second declension

  1. threshold
  2. road, path, way
    Synonym: οὔθα (oútha)
  3. journey, trip, expedition
  4. The way, means, or manner to some end, method

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: hodo-
  • Greek: οδός (odós, street, way)

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

ὁδός (ὁdósm (plural ὁδοί)

  1. Polytonic spelling of οδός (odós, road)