ὅμοιος

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See also: όμοιος

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

ὁμός (homós, same) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjectival suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hó.moi̯.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)o.my.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈo.my.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈo.my.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈo.mi.os/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ὅμοιος (hómoiosm (feminine ὁμοία, neuter ὅμοιον); first/second declension

    1. Like, resembling [+dative = someone, something], similar [+dative = to someone, something]
    2. Shared, common, mutual
    3. Suited to, appropriate for
    4. Equal
    5. The same

    Usage notes[edit]

    In the sense “like”, the word is usually followed by the dative; but sometimes by the genitive instead. Sometimes it is modified by an accusative that specifies the way in which the person or thing in question is like something else.

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