ήλιος

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun, sunlight), from Proto-Hellenic *hāwélios, from a pre-Hellenic or later Proto-Indo-European *sāwélios, from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.ʎos/, /ˈi.li.os/
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  • Hyphenation: ή‧λιος

NounEdit

ήλιος (íliosm (plural ήλιοι)

  1. sun (star that the Earth orbits)
    Η Γη περιστρέφεται γύρω από τον Ήλιο.
    I Gi peristréfetai gýro apó ton Ílio.
    The Earth revolves around the Sun.
  2. (by extension) sunlight, daylight
  3. (by extension) sunny weather
  4. sun (any star orbited)
  5. (figuratively) sunflower

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