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abyssos

depth or bottom (of sea)

2

achates

agate

3

Aeido

to sing

4

Aerio

to lift, to raise up

5

Aer

lower air

6

Agarikon

a kind of tree fungus

7

Aigyptos

Egypt

8

Agon

contest, struggle

9

Ago, eg-

to lead

10

Aigis

shield

11

Agora

assembly, public speaking

12

aion

age

13

aisthanomal

to feel

14

aither

ether, clear sky

15

akademia

academy

16

akakia

Arabica

17

ainos

fable, riddle

18

akme

the highest point of acme

19

akoniton

monkshood (a plant)

20

akos

remedy

21

akros

topmost acrobat

22

alabastros

alabaster

23

algos

pain

24

alkyon

kingfisher

25

allatto

another allegorical

26

alpha

first letter of Greek alphabet

27

allos

another allegorical

28

alyo

to be besides oneself, hallucination

29

amarantos

to waste, wither

30

amethystos

wine

31

ammon

Ammon, the Libyan Zues

32

amygdale

almond

33

amoibo

to change

34

angekis

messenger angel

35

angos

a vessel of any kind

36

anemos

wind

37

ankos

a bend, anchorage

38

anison

anise

39

anthos

blossom, flower anther

40

ankyra

a hollow anchor

41

anthropos

man

42

anthrax

charcoal anthracite

43

asoaragos

asparagus

44

archo

to lead, rule

45

aratto, arak-

to smite

46

arithmos

number

47

aristos

best

48

aroma

aromatic spice

49

arktos

a bear

50

askeo

to exercise

51

arteria

windpipe, artery

52

asphodelos

asphodel, daffodil asphodel

53

aspis

shield

54

aspros

rough

55

aster

star

56

asthma

short-drawn breath

57

astron

star

58

athlos

contest (in war or sport)

59

atlas, -antos

Atlas, pillar of heaven

60

atmos

steam atmosphere

61

asphaltos

asphalt

62

auos

dry, exhausted

63

aura

breeze, soar

64

aulos

pipe, tube

65

ballo, ble-, bol-

to throw, devil/devilish

66

axios

worthy

67

autos

self

68

azo

to dry up

69

bakterion

bacterial, staff

70

baino, ba-, be-

to walk, step

71

balsamon

balsam tree, balm

72

bapto

to dip

73

barbaros

forgien

74

bary

heavy

75

balaustion

flower of wild pomegrante

76

basileus

king

77

beryllos

see green gem

78

basis

to walk

79

beta

the second letter of the Greek Aphlabet

80

biblos

bark of papyrus

81

boubalos

an African antelope buff, buffalo

82

bolbos

onion

83

bios

life

84

bosko, bot-

to feed

85

bombos

a booming, humming

86

boubon

groin

87

bous

bull, ox, cow

88

boutyron

butter, butterfly

89

brachion

the arm

90

bronchos

throat bronchial, windpipe

91

bromos

a smell

92

bryo

to swell

93

brotos

mortal man

94

bythos, byssos

a depth or bottom (of sea)

95

byrsa

to hide, disburse

96

chaino

to yawn

97

chamai

on the ground

98

chaos

empty space

99

chartes

roll of papyrus, sheet of paper

100

charasmos, charak-

to engrave, mark

101

chelidon

swallow

102

chemeia

art of alloying metals

103

cheir

hand

104

chillioi

thousand

105

chloros

light green

106

chimaira

a fire breathing monster

107

chondros

cartilage (of the breast)

108

chorde

gut, string, cord

109

choreo

to give away

110

choros

dance, choir

111

chrio

to rub, anoint

112

chroma

color

113

chole

gall, bile

114

chronos

time

115

daimon

inferior deity, demon

116

chrysos

gold

117

deinos

terrible

118

damao

to tame

119

deleomai

to hurt, damage

120

deka

ten

121

delta

the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet

122

delphis, -inos

dolphin

123

dendron

tree

124

demos

the people

125

dero

to skin, flay dermis

126

deo

to bind, tie

127

diaita

way of living, diet

128

despotes

master, lord

129

didasko, didak-

to teach

130

diakonos

servant

131

didomi, do

to give

132

dike

the right, law

133

diphthera

skin, hide

134

drao

to do, act, preform

135

dis

twice

136

diploos

twofold

137

dokeo, dox-

to think, to have an opinion

138

diskos

disk, dish

139

dramein, drom-

to run

140

drakon

dragon, serpent

141

drassomai, drach-

to grasp

142

drys

tree, oak

143

dynamai

to be able to, to be powerful

144

ebenos

ebony

145

echo, hek, sche-, och-,

to have, hold

146

echo

sound

147

eikon

image

148

eimi, i-

to go

149

eron

dissembler

150

elso

within, inside

151

ekklesia

to call, summon

152

elaia

olive tree

153

elauno,ela-

to drive, propel

154

elegos

song (of mourning)

155

elektron

amber

156

eleos

pity, mercy

157

elephas, -antos

elephant

158

elthon, elython

came, went

159

emeo

to throw up, vomit

160

endon

inward

161

epikouros

Epicurus, a Greek philosopher

162

epos

word

163

erao

to love

164

erchomai

came, went

165

eremos

lonely

166

ereutho, eryth-

to make red

167

ergon

work, action

168

ero, rhe-

(I shall) speak

169

ethnos

a people, nation

170

ethos

custom (morals)

171

etymos

true

172

eu

well

173

eune

bed

174

exo

outside

175

gala, -aktos

milk

176

gamos

wedding, marriage

177

ganglion

tumor

178

gaster

belly, stomach

179

ge

earth

180

genos, gen-

race, offspring

181

geranos

crane (bird)

182

Gigas, -antos

Giant (in mythology)

183

gignosko, gno-

to come to know, to recognize

184

glotta, glossa

tongue

185

glykys

sweet

186

glypho

to carve, engrave

187

gongros

eel

188

gonia

corner, angle

189

grapho, gram-

to draw, write

190

gryps

griffin

191

gymnos

naked

192

gypsos

chalk

193

Haima

Blood

194

Haireo

To take, grasp, choose

195

Halos

Threshing floor, disk (of sun, moon)

196

Hapto

To fasten, attach

197

Harmozo

To fit together, join

198

Harpyiai

The snatchers

199

Heis, mia, hen

One

200

Hekaton

A hundred

201

Hektor

Hector, defender of Troy

202

Helios

Sun

203

Helleboros

Hellebore

204

Helios, -otos

Helot, spartan

205

Hemera

Day

206

Hemisys, hemi-

Half

207

Hepar, -atos

Liver

208

Herakles

Heracles

209

Hermes

An early Greek teacher

210

Heros

Hero

211

Heteros

The others, different

212

Hex

Six

213

Hezomai, hed-

To sit

214

Hiemi, he-

To let go, send

215

Hieros

Holy, sacred

216

Hilaros

Cheerful

217

Hippos

Horse

218

Histemi, sta-, ste-

To stand, make stand

219

Histor

To learn

220

Hodos

Road, way

221

Holos

Whole

222

Homos

One and the same

223

Hoplon

Implement

224

Hora

Period of time

225

Horao

To see

226

Horizo

Boundary

227

Horkos

Oath

228

Horos

Boundary

229

Hyakinthos

Wild hyacinth

230

Hyalos

Crystal, glass

231

Hydro

Water

232

Hygies

Healthy

233

Hyle

Material, matter

234

Hymen

Membrane

235

Hymnos

Hymn

236

Hypnos

Sleep

237

Hys, hyos

A swine, pig

238

Hystera

Womb

239

Iambos

Iambus, a measure in poetry

240

Iaomai

To heal, cure

241

Ibis

An Egyptian bird

242

Ichnos

Track, trace

243

Idein, eid-

To see

244

Idios

One's own, peculiar

245

Ile

Troop, band

246

Ion

Violet

247

Iota

The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet

248

Iris, -idos

Equal

249

Isthmos

Neck of land, narrow passage

250

Italia

Italy

251

Kados

Water pitcher

252

Kaio, kau-

To kindle, burn

253

Kaktos

Cactus

254

Kalamos

Reed, sweet flag

255

Kaleo, kle-

To call, summon

256

Kalos

Beautiful, fair

257

Kalypto

To conceal

258

Kalyx

Covering of a flower

259

Kamara

Vaulted chamber

260

Kaminos

Oven, furnace

261

Kampe

A bending

262

Kanna

Reed

263

Kannabis

Hemp

264

Kanon

Rod, rule

265

Kara, kra-

Head

266

Karabos

Beetle, light ship

267

Karon

Caraway

268

Karoton

Carrot

269

Karpos

Fruit

270

Kasia

Cassia

271

Kastnon

Chestnut-tree

272

Kastor

Beaver

273

Katharos

Clean

274

Kedros

Ceder-tree

275

Kentauris

Centaur (in mythology)

276

Kento

To prick, stab

277

Kerannymi, kra-

To mix

278

Keras

Horn

279

Kerasos

Cherry-tree

280

Keros

Wax

281

Kichora

Chicory

282

Kineo

To set in motion

283

Kiste

Basket, box

284

Kithara

Lyre

285

Klao, kle-

To break (off)

286

Kleros

Lot, legacy

287

Kilima, klino

To bend, make slope

288

Klyzo

To wash a way

289

Kobios

A kind of fish

290

Kochlos

A snail with a spiral shell

291

Koimao

To put to sleep

292

Kokkos

Grain

293

Kolaphos

Blow, stroke

294

Kolla

Glue

295

Koion

Intestine

296

Kolon

Limb,clause

297

Kolossos

Colossus, gigantic

298

Kolpos

Bosom, fold

299

Koma

Deep sleep

300

Kome

Hair, tail of comet

301

Komos

Merry-making

302

Konche

Mussel

303

Konops

Mosquito

304

Konos

Pine-cone

305

Kophinos

Basket

306

Kopto, kom-

To strike, chop off

307

Korallion

Red (coral)

308

Kornthos

Corinth, Greek seaport

309

Korone

Anything curved like a ring or crown

310

Kosmos

Order, universe

311

Kotyle

Anything hallow, small cup

312

Krateo

To rule, control

313

Kreas

Flesh

314

Krino

To distingush

315

Krokodeilos

Lizard, crocodile

316

Krokos

Saffron, crocus

317

Kryos

Icy cold, frost

318

Krypto

To hide

319

Kyanos

Dark-blue enamel

320

Kybernao

To steer, govern

321

Kybos

Cube

322

Kyklos

Ring, circle

323

Kyknos

Swan

324

Kylindo

To roll

325

Kymbos

Cup

326

Kyo

To contain, be pregnant

327

Kyon, kynos

Dog, a Cynic philosopher

328

Kypros

Island of Cyprus

329

Kyros

Supreme power, authority

330

Labyrinthos

Maze

331

Lakon, -onos

A Laconian

332

Lambano, lab-, lep-, lem-

To take seize

333

Lampo

To give light, shine

334

Laos

The people

335

Larynx

Upper part of windpipe

336

Latris

(Hired) servant

337

Ledon

Shrub from which gum exudes

338

Lego, log-

To pick, gather

339

Leichen

Tree-moss

340

Leipo, lip-

To leave, be wanting

341

Leirion

Lily

342

Leon

Lion

343

Leopardos

Leopard

344

Lepo

To strip off, peel

345

Lethe

Forgetfulness

346

Leukos

White

347

Lite

Prayer

348

Lithos

Stone

349

Litra

Sliver coin, pound

350

Lobos

Lobe (of ear)

351

Logos

Word, speech

352

Lotos

Lotus

353

Lykeios

Epithet of god apollo

354

Lynx

Lynx

355

Lyo

To loose, dissolve

356

Lyra

Lyre

357

Mangos

Enchanter

358

Maiandros

Maender, river in asia minor

359

Mainomai, man-

To rage, to be beside oneself

360

Mandragoras

Mandrake

361

Maraino

To waste, wither

362

Margaron

Pearl

363

Marmaros

Crystalline rock

364

Martyr

A witness

365

Masso

To knead, press into mould

366

Mathein

To learn, study

367

Mausolos

A nobleman

368

Mechos

Means, contrivance

369

Megas

Great, large

370

Melas

Black

371

Meli

Honey

372

Melon

Apple, any tree fruit

373

Melo

Limb, musical phrase

374

Meninx

Membrane

375

Mentor

Mentor, counsellor

376

Metallon

Mine, metal

377

Meter

Mother

378

Methy

Wine

379

Metron

Measure

380

Mikros

Little, small

381

Mimos

Imitator, actor

382

Mintha

Mint (plant)

383

Misos

Thread

384

Mitra

(Oriental) headdress

385

Mnaomai, mne-

To be mindful

386

Moly

Moly, a fabulous herb

387

Monos

Alone

388

Morphe

Form, shape

389

Morpheus

God of dreams

390

Moschos

Musk

391

Mousa

Muse

392

Myo

To close, be shut

393

Myrios

Countless

394

Mystax

Upper lip

395

Mythos

Speech, tale, legad

396

Myxa

Lamp wick

397

Naias, -ados

A water nymph

398

Naphtha

Naphtha

399

Nardos

Spikenard

400

Narke

Numbness

401

Narkissos

Narcissus

402

Naus

Ship

403

Nektar

Nectar, wine of the gods

404

Nekros

Corpse

405

Nemo

To assign, allot, drive to pasture

406

Neos

New, fresh

407

Neuron

Nerves

408

Nomos

Custom law, principle

409

Nymphe

Maiden, nymph

410

Obelos

A spit, sharp-pointed rod

411

Ochros

Yellow

412

Odous, -ontos

Tooth

413

Oikos

House, household

414

Olmos

Way, road

415

Okeanos

The great outward sea

416

Okto

Eight

417

Oligos

Little, few

418

Omega

Last letter of Greek alphabet

419

Onoma, onyma

Name, word

420

Onyx

Hoof

421

Opallios

Opal

422

Opos

Juice

423

Opsis

Sight, view

424

Orcheomia

To dance

425

Orchis

Orchid

426

Organon

Tool, instrument

427

Orgia

Secret rite

428

Ornis, ornith

Bird

429

Oros

Mountain

430

Orphanos

Orphan

431

Orthos

Straight, right, correct

432

Oryza

Rice

433

Osktrakon

Earthen vessel

434

Ostre(i)on

Oyster

435

Otheo, os-

To thrust, push

436

Oura

Tail

437

Oxys

Sharp, keen

438

Paian (paion)

Title of god

439

Pais, paid

Child

440

Pallas, -ados

Pallas Athene

441

Pallo

To sway, whirl

442

Panther

Panther

443

Papyros

Papyrus

444

Pas, pant-

Every, entire, all

445

Pater, -tros

Father

446

Pathein

To experience, feel, suffer

447

Patos

Path, way

448

Passo

To sprinkle upon, paste

449

Pauo

To bring to an end

450

Pegnymi

To stick, to make stiff

451

Peira

An attempt

452

Pelagos

Sea

453

Pelekan

Pelican

454

Pelo (-omai) ; (pol-)

To be in motion

455

Pempo, pomp-

To send, escort

456

Pente

Five

457

Pepon

To be cooked by the sun

458

Pepto

To cook, digest

459

Perao, (por-)

To pass through, traverse

460

Petannymi

To spread out

461

Phagein

To eat

462

Phaino, phan-

To show, make

463

Phalanx

Battle line

464

Pharmakon

Drug, medicine

465

Phemi

To say, speak

466

Phero; (phor-)

To bear, carry

467

Phlego

To burn, inflame

468

Phobos

Fear, terror

469

Phone

Sound, voice

470

Phos, phot-

Light

471

Phrasso, phrag-

To fence in

472

Phrazo

To show, tell

473

Phren

Midriff, mind

474

Phthengomai, phthong-

To utter a sound

475

Phylatto, phylak

To watch, guard

476

Phyllon

Leaf

477

Phyo

To produce, make grow

478

Pino, po-

To drink

479

Pipto, pto-

To fall

480

Pisos

Pea

481

Plane

A wandering planet

482

Plasso

To form, mould

483

Platys

Wide, broad

484

Plesso, pleg-

To strike

485

Pleura

Rib, side

486

Plinthos

Brick

487

Ploutos

Wealth

488

Pneo, pneu-

To breathe

489

Poine

Penalty

490

Poieo

To make, do

491

Polemos

War

492

Poleo

To sell

493

Polis

City, state

494

Polys

Much, many

495

Potamos

River

496

Pous, podos

Foot

497

Pratto, prak-

To accomplish, manage

498

Presbys

Old

499

Prio

To saw, cut

500

Pro(i)ra

Prow

501

Protos

First

502

Pseudo

To deceive

503

Psyche

Soul, spirit

504

Pyr

Fire

505

Rhapto

To sew together, unite

506

Rhegnymi, rhag-

To break

507

Rheo, rheu-, rhy-, (rho-)

To flow

508

Rhodon

Rose

509

Sandalon

Sandal

510

Sardonios

Bitter, scornful

511

Sarx, sark-

Flesh

512

Satto

To fill back up

513

Sauros

Lizard

514

Schedon

Near, shorten

515

Schizo

To split, divide

516

Schole

Leisure

517

Sepo

To make rotten

518

Sitos

Grain

519

Skandalon

Trap, offense

520

Skello

To dry up

521

Skelos

Leg

522

Skene

Tent, stage

523

Skepe

Covering, protection

524

Skepto

To prop

525

Skia

Shadow

526

Skopeo, skep-

To behold

527

Soloikos

Speaking

528

Sophos

Clever

529

Sozo

To save, preserve

530

Spao

To draw, pluck

531

Speira

A coil

532

Sphyzo, sphyg

To beat

533

Stalasso

To let drop

534

Stello, stol-

To make ready

535

Stenos

Narrow, close

536

Stereos

Firm, solid

537

Stichos

Line, verse

538

Stratos

Army

539

Strepho, stroph-

To turn about, twist

540

Sylao

To strip off, rob

541

Talanton

Balance, unit of weight or money

542

Tapes

Carpet

543

Teino, ten-, ta-, ton-

To stretch out, strain

544

Tele

At a distance, far away

545

Telos

Accomplishment

546

Temno, tom-

Cut (up), divide

547

Tettares, (tetra)

Four

548

Thallo

To sprout, thrive

549

Thapto, taph-

To bury

550

Theaomai

To behold

551

Theos

A god, deity

552

Therapon

Attendant

553

Theromai

To become warm, hot

554

Thyra

Door

555

Tithemia, the-, thē

To put, place

556

Topos

A place, position

557

Trecho

To run, move quickly

558

Treis, tria

Three

559

Trepho, troph-

To feed

560

Trepo, trop-

To turn

561

Trogo

To gnaw, nibble

562

Trypao

To bore, pierce through

563

Typho

To raise smoke

564

Typos (tymp)

A blow, mark

565

Tyrannos

Absolute ruler

566

Tyrris

Tower

567

Xeros

Dry, harsh

568

Xylon

Wood

569

Zao

To live

570

Zelos

Eagerness, jealously

571

Zephyros

Westerly wind

572

Zone

A gridle

573

Zyme

Leaven