ὅσος

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See also: όσος

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier Proto-Hellenic *hotsos, from Pre-Greek *yotyos, from Proto-Indo-European *yoti, adverb from *yós, whence ὅς (hós).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

ὅσος (hósos)

  1. (relative adjective) often as anaphor to τόσος, or πᾶς, ἅπας as much as, how much
    1. (in plural the noun may be in nominative or partitive genitive)
    2. (in Attic, of time)
    3. (with τις)
    4. (with accusative absolute)
    5. (with adjectives expressing quantity)
    6. (with superlative)
    7. (with infinitive) so much as is enough for
  2. (for ὅτι τοσοῦτος)
  3. (followed by particles)
    1. (ὅσος ἄν) how ever great
    2. (ὅσος δή) how great, how ever many
    3. (ὁσοσοῦν) ever so small
    4. (ὅσοσπερ) even so great as, no greater than
  4. (ὅσῳ, ὅσῳ περ, often with comparative) by how much
    1. (with comparative, when followed by another comparative with τοσούτῳ) the more.., so much the more..
    2. (ἐν ὅσῳ) while

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References[edit]

  • ὅσος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ὅσος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ὅσος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὅσος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ὅσος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ὅσος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • G3745”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • big idem, page 78.
    • great idem, page 372.
    • how idem, page 408.
    • large idem, page 476.
    • much idem, page 545.
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press