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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λύω (lúō, loosen) +‎ -σις (-sis)

PronunciationEdit

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels ύ and ι by adding a macron after each one if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.
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NounEdit

λύσις (lúsisf (genitive λύσεως); third declension

  1. loosing, releasing, ransoming
  2. deliverance from guilt by expiatory rites
  3. redemption of mortgage or pledge
  4. parting
  5. emptying, evacuation
  6. remission of fever

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