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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From στείχω (steíkhō, walk, march, go or come, march in line or order), from Proto-Indo-European *steygʰ- (to walk). Cognate with German steigen, English sty, stair, stile and possibly Latin vestīgō. See also στοῖχος (stoîkhos, row in an ascending series, column), στόχος (stókhos, pillar of brick), and στίξ (stíx, row, line, rank, file (of soldiers)).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /stí.kʰos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsti.kʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsti.xos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsti.xos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsti.xos/
  • NounEdit

    στῐ́χος (stíkhosm (genitive στῐ́χου); second declension

    1. a row or file of soldiers
    2. a line of poetry, a verse

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From the Ancient Greek στίχος (stíkhos).

    NounEdit

    στίχος (stíchosm (plural στίχοι)

    1. a line of text, usually verse
    2. verse, poetry
    3. (in the plural) lyrics

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