See also: ως, ὡς, ὥς, and -ώς

Ancient Greek edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Beekes states that this common adverbial suffix cannot be demonstrated to go back to the Proto-Indo-European era.[1]

Pronunciation edit


Suffix edit

-ως (-ōs)

  1. Added to the stem of adjectives or pronouns to form adverbs
    ἄξιος (áxios, worthy) + ‎-ως (-ōs) → ‎ἀξίως (axíōs, worthily)

Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Beekes, R. S. P. (1995), Comparative Indo-European linguistics: an introduction, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: J. Benjamins, p 218.

Smyth, Herbert Weir (1920) “Part II: Inflection”, in A Greek grammar for colleges, Cambridge: American Book Company, § 341