ἀλλοῖος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἄλλος (állos, other, different) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix).

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ἀλλοῖος (alloîosm (feminine ἀλλοίᾱ, neuter ἀλλοῖον); first/second declension

  1. of another sort or kind, different
    1. (with genitive of comparison) of another sort than
      • 386 BCE – 367 BCE, Plato, Meno 87c:
        τὸ δὴ μετὰ τοῦτο, ὡς ἔοικε, δεῖ σκέψασθαι πότερόν ἐστιν ἐπιστήμη ἡ ἀρετὴ ἢ ἀλλοῖον ἐπιστήμης.
        tò dḕ metà toûto, hōs éoike, deî sképsasthai póterón estin epistḗmē hē aretḕ ḕ alloîon epistḗmēs.
        Then after this, it seems, what we have to consider is whether virtue is knowledge or something other than knowledge.
  2. (adverbial) otherwise, differently

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