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See also: έρως, Έρως, and Ἔρως

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From ἔραμαι (éramai), ἐράω (eráō, I love)

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NounEdit

ἔρως (érōsm (genitive ἔρωτος); third declension

  1. love, desire (usually of a romantic/sexual nature)
  2. the object of such love/desire
    Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν.
    Érōs aníkate mákhan.
    Love conquers all.
    (Sophocles, Antigone)
  3. passionate joy
  4. a funeral wreath at Nicaea

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