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See also: αίτιος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *αἶτος (*aîtos, share) +‎ -ιος (-ios), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éy-ti-s, from *h₂ey- (to give). Cognates include Avestan 𐬀𐬉𐬙𐬀 (aēta).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /aí̯.ti.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ti.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ti.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈe.ti.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈe.ti.os/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    αἴτῐος (aítiosm (feminine αἰτῐ́ᾱ, neuter αἴτῐον); first/second declension

    1. causing, being the author of, responsible for
    2. to blame, blameworthy, guilty, reprehensible, culpable
    3. (substantive) defendant, accused, culprit

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