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See also: όφις and Όφις

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ógʷʰis, *h₃égʷʰis (snake). Cognates include Sanskrit अहि (áhi), Avestan 𐬀𐬲𐬌 (aži-) and Old Armenian իժ ().

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NounEdit

ὄφῐς (óphism (genitive ὄφεως or ὄφιος); third declension

  1. a serpent, snake
  2. serpentine bracelet
  3. a type of creeping plant

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