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αὐγή

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Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eug-. Cognates include Albanian agon and Old Church Slavonic югъ (jugŭ).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [a͜ʊɡɛː́]
  • (Koine): IPA: [awɟˈeː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [aβʝˈi]

Noun

αὐγή (genitive αὐγῆς) f, first declension; (augē)

  1. light of the sun, sunlight
  2. (in plural) rays, beams
  3. dawn
  4. any bright light, as of fire
  5. any gleam on the surface of bright objects, sheen

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