-ου

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “From Proto-Hellenic *-ohyo.”

Suffix[edit]

-ου (-ou) (Attic, Ionic, Epic, Doric)

  1. Genitive singular of second-declension nouns and adjectives
  2. Masculine genitive singular of first- and second-declension adjectives