See also: άγιο and αγιό-

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἅγιος(hágios, holy, saint).

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PrefixEdit

αγιο- ‎(agio-)

  1. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words connected to saints:
    γράφω(gráfo, to write)       αγιογραφία(agiografía, hagiography)
    -ποιώ(-poió, verbal ending)       αγιοποιώ(agiopoió, to sanctify, to make a saint)
  2. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words connected to churches and holiness:
    κλήμα(klíma, vine)       αγιόκλημα(agióklima, honeysuckle)
    -ότητα(-ótita, noun ending)       αγιότητα(agiótita, holiness)
    πολίτης(polítis, citizen)       αγιοπολίτης(agiopolítis, resident of Jerusalem)

Derived termsEdit

Category Greek words prefixed with αγι- not found


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