See also: βιος and βιός

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from *gʷih₃wós(alive), whence also ζωός(zōós) and ζῷον(zôion), and cognate with Old English cwic (English quick), Latin vīvus, and Old Church Slavonic живъ(živŭ); or a syncope of βίοτος(bíotos). In either case, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷeyh₃-(to live), and cognate with Old Church Slavonic жити(žiti), Sanskrit जीवति(jīvati), Latin vīvō, Old Armenian կեամ(keam).

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NounEdit

βίος ‎(bíosm ‎(genitive βίου); second declension

  1. life (often with a positive connotation: the good life)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βίος

NounEdit

βίος ‎(víosm ‎(plural βίοι)

  1. life
  2. lifespan
  3. quality of life
  4. biography, life story

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