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βίος

See also: βιος and βιός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- (to live). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic жити (žiti), Sanskrit जीवति (jīvati), Latin vīvō, Old Armenian կեամ (keam). Compare *gʷih₃wós (alive), whence Latin vīvus, Old Church Slavonic живъ (živŭ), Old English cwic (> English quick).

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NounEdit

βίος (bíos) (genitive βίου) m, second declension

  1. life (often with a positive connotation: the good life)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βίος

NounEdit

βίος (víosm (plural βίοι)

  1. life
  2. lifespan
  3. quality of life
  4. biography, life story

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