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ὄφις

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To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious.
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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃egʷʰi-. Cognates include Sanskrit अहि (áhi), Avestan aži- and Armenian իժ ()

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ópʰis]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈo̞pʰis]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈoɸis]

Noun

ὄφις (genitive ὄφεως, ὄφιος) m, third declension; (ophis)

  1. a serpent, snake
  2. serpentine bracelet
  3. a type of creeping plant

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