ὄφελος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ὄφελος ‎(óphelosn ‎(genitive ὀφέλους); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

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