ὄφις

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See also: όφις

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

ὄφις ‎(óphism ‎(genitive ὄφεως, ὄφιος); third declension ophis ofis may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ὄφις.

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

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References[edit]

  • ὄφις in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ὄφις» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὄφις» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ὄφις» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ὄφις» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.