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See also: εις, εἰς, εἷς, and εἰσ-

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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-wents. See Latin -ōsus.

PronunciationEdit

 

SuffixEdit

-εις (-eism (feminine -εσσᾰ, neuter -εν); first/third declension

  1. -ful

InflectionEdit

Words taking this suffix have paroxytone accent, thus χᾰρῐ́εν (kharíen), not **χᾰ́ρῐεν.

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • Smyth, Herbert Weir (1920), “Part III: Formation of Words”, in A Greek grammar for colleges, Cambridge: American Book Company, § 858.3