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See also: άξιος and Ἀξιός

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

ἄγω (ágō) +‎ -τιος (-tios), with the verb in the sense "draw down (in the scale)", hence "weigh, import".

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AdjectiveEdit

ᾰ̓́ξῐος (áxiosm (feminine ᾰ̓ξῐ́ᾱ, neuter ᾰ̓́ξῐον); first/second declension

  1. counterbalancing, weighing as much as, of like value
    • Il.23.885 νῦν δ’ οὐδ’ ἑνὸς ἄξιοί εἰμεν Ἕκτορος "we [all of us] are not worth as much as one Hector"
  2. worthy, fit

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