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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

ὁμός (homós, same) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjectival suffix)

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ὅμοιος (hómoiosm (feminine ὁμοία, neuter ὅμοιον); first/second declension

  1. Like, resembling [+dative = someone, something], similar [+dative = to someone, something]
  2. Shared, common, mutual
  3. Suited to, appropriate for
  4. Equal
  5. The same

Usage notesEdit

In the sense “like”, the word is usually followed by the dative; but sometimes by the genitive instead. Sometimes it is modified by an accusative that specifies the way in which the person or thing in question is like something else.

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