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οἶκος

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From ϝοῖκος (woîkos), from Proto-Indo-European *woyḱos or *wéyḱs. Cognates include Sanskrit वेश (veśa), Latin vīcus, and Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌷𐍃 (weihs).

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οἶκος (oîkos) (genitive οἴκου) m, second declension

  1. house, dwelling place of any sort (e.g. a cave)
    1. room, chamber
    2. meeting house, hall
    3. cage
    4. (astronomy) domicile of a planet
  2. one's household goods, estate, inheritance
  3. house, family, household

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