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See also: Λύσις

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λύω (lúō, loosen) +‎ -σις (-sis)

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /lý.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈly.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈly.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈly.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈli.sis/
  • NounEdit

    λῠ́σῐς (lúsisf (genitive λῠ́σεως); 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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