οἶς

See also: ὄις, ὄϊς, -οις, and οἷς

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Contracted form of ὄϊς (óïs), from Proto-Hellenic *ówis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis. Cognate with Sanskrit अवि (ávi), Latin ovis, and Old English ēowu (English ewe).

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NounEdit

οἶς (oîsm or f (genitive οἰός); third declension (Attic)

  1. sheep (either a ram or ewe)

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Further readingEdit

  • οἶς in Liddell & Scott, A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940
  • Woodhouse, S. C., English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1910.
    • ewe idem, page 286.
    • sheep idem, page 764.