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ὄφις

See also: όφις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ógʷʰis, *h₃égʷʰis (snake). Cognates include Sanskrit अहि (ahi), Avestan 𐬀𐬲𐬌 (aži-) and Old Armenian իժ ().

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NounEdit

ὄφις (óphis) (genitive ὄφεως, ὄφιος) m, third declension

  1. a serpent, snake
  2. serpentine bracelet
  3. a type of creeping plant

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