ὅσιος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    ὅσιος (hósiosm (feminine ὁσίᾱ, neuter ὅσιον); first/second declension

    1. pious, hallowed, sanctioned by the gods, (as opposed to δίκαιος "sanctioned by human law")
    2. of things which are allowed by divine law but not sacred: profane (as opposed to ἱερός "sacred to the gods")
    3. of persons: pious, devout, sinless

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    Noun[edit]

    ὅσιος (hósiosm (genitive ὁσίου); second declension

    1. title of five special priests at Delphi
    2. Biblical: plural οἱ ὅσιοι (hoi hósioi, the saints) (LXX Psalm 29.4)

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