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Numeral; Transliteration:

Principal Part: δύο

Etym.: can be indecl., like a)/mfw, by Hom., tw=n du/o moira/wn, du/w kano/nessi Il.; so in Hdt. and attic Prose; but declined in Trag.


  1. (cardinal): two


Nominative δύο
Genitive δυοῖν
Dative δυοῖν
Accusative δύο

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.


  • καὶ ἐποίησεν ὁ Θεὸσ τοὺσ δύο φωστῆρασ τοὺσ μεγάλουσ, τὸν φωστῆρα τὸν μέγαν εἰσ ἀρχὰσ τῆσ ἡμέρασ καὶ τὸν φωστῆρα τὸν ἐλάσσω εἰσ ἀρχὰσ τῆσ νυκτόσ, καὶ τοὺσ ἀστέρασ. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 1:16)
  • ἕνεκεν τούτου καταλείψει ἄνθρωποσ τὸν πατέρα αὐτοῦ καὶ τὴν μητέρα καὶ προσκολληθήσεται πρὸσ τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ, καὶ ἔσονται οἱ δύο εἰσ σάρκα μίαν. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 2:24)
  • καὶ ἦσαν οἱ δύο γυμνοί, ὅ τε Ἀδὰμ καὶ ἡ γυνὴ αὐτοῦ, καὶ οὐκ ᾐσχύνοντο. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 2:25)
  • καὶ διηνοίχθησαν οἱ ὀφθαλμοὶ τῶν δύο, καὶ ἔγνωσαν ὅτι γυμνοὶ ἦσαν, καὶ ἔρραψαν φύλλα συκῆσ καὶ ἐποίησαν ἑαυτοῖσ περιζώματα. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 3:7)
  • καὶ ἔλαβεν ἑαυτῷ Λάμεχ δύο γυναῖκασ, ὄνομα τῇ μιᾷ Ἀδά, καὶ ὄνομα τῇ δευτέρᾳ Σελλά. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 4:19)


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