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

ὄφις ‎(óphism ‎(genitive ὄφεως, ὄφιος); third declension

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

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