ζῆλος

See also: Ζῆλος and ζήλος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ζῆλος (zêlosm (genitive ζήλου); second declension

  1. eager rivalry, zealous imitation, emulation, a noble passion
    1. (with genitive) zeal for one
    2. (with genitive)
  2. (passive) the object of emulation or desire, happiness, bliss, honour, glory
  3. (of the style of Asiatic Orators) extravagance, fierceness

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ζήλος (zílos)
  • Latin: zelus

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