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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: αὐτεξούσιος αὐτεξούσιη αὐτεξούσιον

Structure: αὐτεξουσι (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: e)cousi/a


  1. in one's own power, free power


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • τὰ γὰρ ἐπὶ σοὶ αὐτεξούσια καὶ φύσει ἐλεύθερα θέλων τηρῆσαι καὶ τούτοισ ἀρκούμενοσ τίνοσ ἔτι ἐπιστρέφῃ; (Epictetus, Works, book 2, 3:1)
  • Τί οὖν ἐστι τὸ ποιοῦν ἀκώλυτον τὸν ἄνθρωπον καὶ αὐτεξούσιον; (Epictetus, Works, book 4, 62:1)
  • Πότερον οὖν οὐδὲν ἔχεισ αὐτεξούσιον, ὃ ἐπὶ μόνῳ ἐστὶ σοί, ἢ ἔχεισ τι τοιοῦτον; (Epictetus, Works, book 4, 67:14)
  • τί μοι δέδωκεν ἐμὸν καὶ αὐτεξούσιον, τί αὑτῷ κατέλ[ε]ιπεν; (Epictetus, Works, book 4, 100:3)
  • Τῶν μὲν οὖν ἄλλων οὐκ ἔστιν ὅ τι μὴ τῶν ἐπιμελητῶν προσταξάντων ἐνεργοῦσι, δύο δὲ ταῦτα παρ’ αὐτοῖσ αὐτεξούσια, ἐπικουρία καὶ ἔλεοσ· (Flavius Josephus, De bello Judaico libri vii, 175:1)


  1. in one's own power


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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