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ὄρεξις

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From ὀρέγω "I stretch"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [órekʰsis]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈo̞rɛkʰsis]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈoreksis]

Noun

ὄρεξις (genitive ὀρέξεως) f, third declension; (oreksis)

  1. yearning, longing, desire

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G3715

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