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ἐλεημοσύνη

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἐλεήμων (eleḗmōn, pitiful, merciful) +‎ -σύνη (-súnē) from ἐλεέω (eleéō, have pity on).

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NounEdit

ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosúnē) (genitive ἐλεημοσύνης) f, first declension

  1. pity, mercy
  2. alms, charity

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