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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).

PronunciationEdit

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel ι by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

NounEdit

ἥλιος (hḗliosm (genitive ἡλίου); second declension (Attic)

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

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