βίος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*gʷeyh₃-

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷeih₃w- ‎(to live). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic жити ‎(žiti), Sanskrit जीवति ‎(jīvati), Latin vīvō, Old Armenian կեամ ‎(keam). Compare *gʷih₃wós ‎(alive), whence Latin vīvus, Old Church Slavonic живъ ‎(živŭ), Old English cwic (> English quick).

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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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