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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *pā́wits, from the Proto-Indo-European *péh₂wids, from *peh₂u-. Cognates include the Latin puer, Sanskrit पुत्र (putrá, son), and Avestan 𐬞𐬎𐬚𐬭𐬀 (puθra, son).

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NounEdit

παῖς (paîsm, f (genitive παιδός); third declension

  1. child, son, daughter
  2. young person, child, boy, girl
  3. slave, servant

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