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Third declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: σπεῖος σπεῖεος

Structure: σπειο (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: epic for spe/os.



Third 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.


  • ἡ δ’ αὐτοῦ τετάνυστο περὶ σπείουσ γλαφυροῖο ἡμερὶσ ἡβώωσα, τεθήλει δὲ σταφυλῇσι. (Homer, Odyssey, Book 5 6:10)
  • ἷξον δὲ σπεῖοσ γλαφυρὸν θεὸσ ἠδὲ καὶ ἀνήρ, καί ῥ’ ὁ μὲν ἔνθα καθέζετ’ ἐπὶ θρόνου ἔνθεν ἀνέστη Ἑρμείασ, νύμφη δ’ ἐτίθει πάρα πᾶσαν ἐδωδήν, ἔσθειν καὶ πίνειν, οἱᾶ βροτοὶ ἄνδρεσ ἔδουσιν· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 5 19:3)
  • ἐλθόντεσ δ’ ἄρα τώ γε μυχῷ σπείουσ γλαφυροῖο τερπέσθην φιλότητι, παρ’ ἀλλήλοισι μένοντεσ. (Homer, Odyssey, Book 5 22:2)
  • αὐτὰρ ἐπὶ κρατὸσ λιμένοσ ῥέει ἀγλαὸν ὕδωρ, κρήνη ὑπὸ σπείουσ· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 9 9:13)
  • καὶ τὸ μὲν εὖ κατέθηκα κατακρύψασ ὑπὸ κόπρῳ, ἥ ῥα κατὰ σπείουσ κέχυτο μεγάλ’ ἤλιθα πολλή· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 9 30:9)


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

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