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ἥλιος

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *hāwélios, from a pre-Hellenic or later Proto-Indo-European *sāwélios, from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic слъньцє (slŭnĭce), Latin sol, Sanskrit सूर (sūra) and सूर्य (sūrya) and स्वर् (svar), Avestan 𐬵𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭 (huuar), Persian خور (xwar).

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NounEdit

ἥλιος (hḗlios) (genitive ἡλίου); m, second declension

  1. sun
  2. east
  3. day
  4. sunshine

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