ἥλιος

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic, 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), Avestan 𐬵𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬭 (huuar), Persian خور (xwar).

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NounEdit

ἥλιος (hēlios) (genitive ἡλίου) m, second declension

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

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Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 16:21