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)

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