ὄφελος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *opʰelos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰel- (whence also ὀφείλω (opheílō)). Cognates include Old Armenian աւելի (aweli, more), յաւելում (yawelum, I add).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ó.pʰe.los/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈo.pʰɛ.los/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈo.ɸe.los/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈo.fe.los/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈo.fe.los/
  • Noun[edit]

    ὄφελος (óphelosn (genitive ὀφέλους); third declension

    1. furtherance, advantage, help, good, benefit
    2. the best
    3. (governs the dative) help against something

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