ὄφις

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ógʷʰis, *h₃égʷʰis ‎(snake). Cognates include Sanskrit अहि ‎(áhi), Avestan 𐬀𐬲𐬌 ‎(aži-) and Old Armenian իժ ‎().

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ὄφις ‎(óphis) (genitive ὄφεως, ὄφιος); m, third declension

  1. a serpent, snake
  2. serpentine bracelet
  3. a type of creeping plant

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