See also: -ῳ, , -ῶ, -ῷ, ω, and Ω

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Etymology 1 edit

From Ancient Greek ().

Suffix edit


  1. ending of 1st person singular of active forms of verbs of the 1st Conjugation as well as other moods and tenses
    λύνω, δένωlýno, dénoI untie, I tie
    passive form: -ομαι (-omai)
    see also for the 2nd Conjugation verbs
  2. ending of adverbs
    πάνω, κάτωpáno, kátoup, down

Etymology 2 edit

From Byzantine Greek () of feminine proper names, from the vocative of Slavic names taken as nominative, also applied to common feminine nouns.

Suffix edit


  1. ending of colloquial hypocoristic femine names
    ΜάρωMárohypocoristic of Maria
  2. ending of vernacular derogatory feminine nouns deriving from nouns
    κακίστρα > κακίστρωkakístra > kakístrospiteful, sinister woman
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