οὖς

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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*h₂ew-

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ṓws. Cognate with Old English ēare (English ear), Latin auris, Old Armenian ունկն ‎(unkn), Old Church Slavonic оухо ‎(uxo), and Old Irish au.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

οὖς ‎(oûsn ‎(genitive ὠτός); third declension ous oys may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek οὖς.

  1. ear
  2. hearing
  3. (figuratively) spy
  4. handle of a pitcher or cup

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • οὖς in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «οὖς» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «οὖς» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «οὖς» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • ear idem, page 258.
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