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Old & New Testament Greek

Entry for Strong's #3775 - οὖς

Transliteration:
o
Phonetics:
ooce  
Word Origin:
apparently a primary word
Parts of Speech:
Noun Neuter
TDNT:
5:543,744
Word Definition  [ Thayer's | Strong's ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. the ear
  2. metaph. the faculty of perceiving with the mind, the faculty of understanding and knowing
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 241 ‑ אֹזֶן (o'‑zen);   410 ‑ אֵל (ale);   5048 ‑ נֶגֶד (neh'‑ghed);  
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

οὖς

(nom. sg. freq. in IG Il(2).161 B 126, al. (Delos, iii B. C.), v. sub fin.), τό, gen. ὠτός, dat. ὠτί: pl. nom. ὦτα, gen. ὤτων, dat. ὠσί (ὤτοις condemned by Phryn. 186): Hom. has only acc. sg. and dat. pl. (v. infr.); the other cases he forms as if from οὖας (which is found in Simon. 37.14), gen. οὔατος, pl. nom. and acc. οὔατα (also in Epich. 21, Hp. Cord. 8,al., SIG 1025.62 (Cos, iv/iii B. C.)), dat. οὔασι Il. 12.442 (ὠσίν Od. 12.200): Hellenistic nom. sg. ὦς PPetr. 3p.33 (iii B. C.), PGrenf. 1.12.29, 2.15 ii I (ii B. C.), IG 7.3498.19 (Oropus, ii B. C.), Roussel Cultes Egyptiens 217 (Delos, ii B. C.), PStrassb. 87.14 (ii B. C.): also Dor. ὦς Theoc. 11.32; pl. ὤϝαθ' cj. for ὦτά θ' in Alcm. 41:

1. ear, Ἄντιφον αὖ παρὰ οὖς ἔλασε ξίφει Il. 11.109; [ κηρὸν] ἐπ' ὠσὶν ἄλειψ' Od. l.c.; αἲ γὰρ δή μοι ἀπ' οὔατος ὧδε γένοιτο oh may I never hear of such a thing! Il. 18.272; αἲ γὰρ ἀπ' οὔατος εἴη 22.454; ἀμφὶ κτύπος οὔατα βάλλει 10.535; ὀρθὰ ἱστάναι τὰ ὦτα, of horses, Hdt. 4.129, cf. S. El. 27, etc.; ἐν τοῖσι ὠσὶ.. οἰκέει ὁ θυμός Hdt. 7.39, cf. 1.8; βοᾷ ἐν ὠσὶ κέλαδος rings in the ear, A. Pers. 605; φθόγγος βάλλει δι' ὤτων S. Ant. 1188, cf. A. Ch. 56 (lyr.); δι' ὠτὸς παῦρα ἐννέπειν πρός τινα S. El. 1437 (lyr.); ὀξὺν δι' ὤτων κέλαδον ἐνσείσας ib. 737, cf. OT 1387; δι' ὤτων ἦν λόγος E. Med. 1139, cf. Rh. 294, 566; so ἁμῖν τοῦτο δι' ὠτὸς ἔγεντο Theoc. 14.27; λόγους ψιθύρους εἰς ὦτα φέρει S. Aj. 149 (anap.); εἰς οὖς ἑκάστῳ.. ηὔδα λόγους E. Andr. 1091, cf. Hipp. 932; προσκύψας μοι μικρὸν πρὸς τὸ οὖς Pl. Euthd. 275e; ἐπ' (ἐς cj. Dawes) οὔατα λάθριος εἶπεν Call. Ap. 105; reversely, παρέχειν τὰ ὦτα to lend the ears, i. e. to attend, Pl. Cra. 396d, etc.; so ἐπισχέσθαι τὰ ὦτα Id. Smp. 216a; παραβάλλειν Id. R. 531a, cf. Call. Fr. anon. 375; τὰ ὦτα ἐξεπετάννυτο Ar. Eq. 1347; ὦτα χορηγεῖν Plu. 2.232f; ἀποκλείειν τὰ ὦτα ib.143f; οἱ ὦτα ἔχοντες those who have ears to hear, ib. 1113c: metaph., of spies in Persia, X. Cyr. 8.2.10s q., Luc. Ind. 23, cf. Arist. Pol. 1287b30; τὸ τῶν λεγομένων ὤτων καὶ προσαγωγέων γένος Plu. 2.522f; τὰ ὦτα ἐπὶ τῶν ὤμων ἔχοντες, of persons who slink away ashamed (hanging their ears like dogs), Pl. R. 613c: prov., v. λύκος; τεθλασμένος οὔατα πυγμαῖς, of a boxer, Theoc. 22.45 (cf. ὠτοκάταξις) ; ἐπ' ἀμφότερα τὰ ὦτα καθεύδειν sleep soundly, Aeschin. Socr. 54 D. II from resemblance to an ear, 1 handle, esp. of pitchers, cups, etc., οὔατα δ' αὐτοῦ τέσσαρ' ἔσαν Il. 11.633, cf. 18.378, Bion ap. Plu. 2.536a, IG 11(2).161 B 126 (Delos, iii B. C.), Hero Spir. 2.23, Dsc. 5.87; [ ποτήριον] ὦτα συντεθλασμένον Alex. 270.3.

2. in Archit., = παρωτίς 4, IG 12.372.201, cf. 319.6.

3. οὖς Ἀφροδίτης, a kind of shell-fish, Antig.Car. ap. Ath. 3.88a; οὖς θαλάττιον, = ἀγρία λεπάς, Arist. HA 529b16.

4. τὰ ὦτα (οὔατα Hp.) τῆς καρδίας the auricles of the heart, Hp. Cord. 8, Gal. UP 6.15, cf. 2.615K.

5. name of part of a bandage, Heraclas ap. Orib. 48.15 tit. [Written ὀ̄ς in IG 12. Il.cc.] (Cogn. with Lat. auris, Lith. ausìs, O E. éar, etc.; details obscure; nom. sg. οὖς perh. from Ο(ϝ) ος (contained in ἀμφώης).)

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