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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *lewH-. Cognates include Latin luō (expiate, pay), Sanskrit लून (lūna), English loose and possibly Old Armenian լուծանեմ (lucanem) and Albanian lirë.

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VerbEdit

λῡ́ω (lū́ō)

  1. to loose, to loosen, to untie
  2. to slacken
  3. to unbend
  4. to set free, to release
  5. to redeem
  6. to dissolve, to sever
  7. to break (up), to destroy
  8. to abrogate, to annul
  9. to atone, to amend
  10. to profit, to be useful

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