Ancient Greek Elements

This is a list of elements in which the usage is Ancient Greek.
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A (1) α Ancient Greek
Greek negative prefix.
ABBAS αββας Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
Means "abbot, priest" in Greek and Latin, derived from Aramaic meaning "father".
ADELPHOS αδελφος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "brother".
ADNOS αδνος Ancient Greek
Cretan Greek form of hagnos.
AEIDO αειδω Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to sing, to chant".
AETOS αετος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "eagle".
AGAPE αγαπη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "love".
AGAPETOS αγαπητος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "beloved".
AGATHOS αγαθος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "good".
AGORA αγορα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "assembly, marketplace".
AGRIOS αγριος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wild".
ALETHEIA αληθεια Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "truth".
ALEXO αλεξω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to defend, to help".
ALKE αλκη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "strength".
ALKYON αλκυων Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "kingfisher".
AMARANTUS αμαραντος Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin word for the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading".
ANA ανα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "up".
ANATOLE ανατολη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "sunrise".
ANAX αναξ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "master, lord".
ANDREIOS ανδρειος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "manly, masculine".
ANDROS ανδρος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "of a man" (genitive form of aner).
ANER ανηρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "man". The genitive form is ανδρος (andros).
ANGELMA αγγελμα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "news, message".
ANGELOS αγγελος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "messenger", later acquiring the sense "angel".
ANTHOS ανθος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "flower".
ANTI αντι Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "against, compared to, like".
AOIDE αοιδη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "song".
ARCHOS αρχος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "master".
ARESTOS αρεστος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "pleasing".
ARETE αρετη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "virtue".
ARGYROS αργυρος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "silver".
ARI (2) αρι Ancient Greek
Greek strengthening element meaning "most".
ARISTOS αριστος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "best".
ASTER αστηρ Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "star".
AURA αυρα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "breeze".
BIA βια Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "force, power".
BIOS βιος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "life".
CHARA χαρα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "happiness".
CHARIS χαρις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "grace, kindness".
CHLOROS χλωρος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "pale green".
CHOROS χορος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "dance".
CHRYSEOS χρυσεος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "golden".
DA δα Ancient Greek
Doric Greek form of ge.
DAMAZO δαμαζω Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to tame".
DAPHNE δαφνη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "laurel".
DEMOS δημος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "the people".
DEUKES δευκης Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "sweet".
DIKE δικη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "justice".
DOKEO δοκεω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to think, to imagine, to suppose, to expect".
DORIEIS Δωριεις Ancient Greek
Greek word for the tribe of the Dorians.
DORON δωρον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "gift".
DOSIS δοσις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "giving".
DOTOS δοτος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "given, granted".
DOULOS δουλος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "slave".
DOXA δοξα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "notion, reputation, honour, glory".
DRAKON δρακων Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "dragon, serpent".
EIDOS ειδος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "kind, type".
ELEEMON ελεημων Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "compassionate".
ELPIS ελπις Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "hope".
EPI επι Ancient Greek
Greek preposition meaning "on, upon".
EPIPHANEIA επιφανεια Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "appearance, manifestation".
EPISKOPOS επισκοπος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "overseer", and later "bishop".
ERGON εργον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "work, deed".
EU ευ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "good".
EURYS ευρυς Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wide".
GANYMAI γανυμαι Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to be glad".
GE γη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "earth, land, ground".
GENES γενης Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "born".
GERON γερων Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "old man, elder".
GONE γονη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "birth, offspring".
GONEUS γονευς Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "ancestor".
GRAPHEUS γραφευς Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "scribe".
GRUPS γρυψ Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "griffin".
HAGIOS ‘αγιος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "devoted to the gods, sacred".
HAGNOS ‘αγνος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "chaste".
HELIOS ‘ηλιος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "sun".
HEROS ‘ηρως Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "hero, warrior".
HIEMI ‘ιημι Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to throw".
HIEROS ‘ιερος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "sacred, divine".
HILAROS ‘ιλαρος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "cheerful".
HIPPOS ‘ιππος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "horse".
HISTEMI ‘ιστημι Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to stand, to set up".
HODOS ‘οδος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "road, way".
HYAKINTHOS ‘υακινθος Ancient Greek
Greek word for the hyacinth flower.
HYMNOS ‘υμνος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "song, hymn".
IDES ιδης Ancient Greek
Greek patronymic suffix meaning "son of".
IOLE ιολη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "violet".
ION ιον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "violet flower".
IPHIOS ιφιος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "strong, stout".
ISOS ισος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "equal".
KAKE κακη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "evil".
KALLOS καλλος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "beauty".
KALOS καλος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "beautiful".
KARPOS καρπος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "fruit".
KEKASMAI κεκασμαι Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to excel, to shine".
KLEITOS κλειτος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "splendid, famous".
KLEOS κλεος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "glory".
KLYTOS κλυτος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "famous, noble".
KORALLION κοραλλιον Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "coral".
KORE κορη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "maiden".
KRATOS κρατος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "power".
KRITES κριτης Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "judge, critic".
KYDOS κυδος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "glory, renown".
KYRIAKON κυριακον Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek word meaning "church".
KYRIOS κυριος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "lord".
LALEO λαλεω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to talk".
LAMPO λαμπω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to shine".
LAOS λαος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "people".
LEON λεων Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "lion".
LEUKOS λευκος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "white".
LUO λυω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to loosen".
LYKOS λυκος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wolf". The genitive form is λυκου (lykou).
LYSIS λυσις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "a release, loosening".
LYSSA λυσσα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "madness, rabies".
MACHE μαχη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "battle".
MARGARITES μαργαριτης Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "pearl".
MEDO μεδω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to protect, to rule over".
MEDOMAI (1) μηδομαι Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to think, to intend, to plan".
MEDOMAI (2) μεδομαι Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to be mindful of, to provide for, to think on".
MELAINA μελαινα Ancient Greek
Feminine form of melas.
MELAS μελας Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "black, dark".
MELI μελι Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "honey".
MELISSA μελισσα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "bee".
MELODIA μελωδια Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "song, chant".
MELON μηλον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "fruit".
MELOS μελος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "song".
MENE μηνη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "moon".
MENO μενω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to stay, to wait, to remain".
MENOS μενος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "mind, strength, courage, force".
META μετα Ancient Greek
Greek preposition meaning "with".
METER μητηρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "mother". The genitive form is μητρος (metros).
METHYSTOS μεθυστος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "intoxicated, drunk".
MILTOS μιλτος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "red earth".
MNESTER μνηστηρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wooer, courter".
MYRON μυρον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "sweet oil, perfume".
MYRRHA μυρρα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "myrrh".
MYRTOS μυρτος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "myrtle".
NARKISSOS ναρκισσος Ancient Greek
Greek word for the narcissus flower, possibly derived from ναρκη (narke) meaning "sleep, numbness". The character was probably named after the flower, not vice versa.
NEOS νεος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "new".
NEREIS νηρεις Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "nymphs, sea sprites" (plural νηρειδες (nereides)), ultimately from the name of the god NEREUS.
NESOS νησος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "island".
NIKE νικη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "victory".
NIKETES νικητης Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "winner, victor".
NOMOS νομος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "law, custom".
NYMPHE νυμφη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "bride, nymph".
OCHE οχη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "support".
OIDE ωιδη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "song, ode".
ONOMA ονομα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "name".
OPS (1) οψ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "voice".
OPS (2) ωψ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "face, eye".
PAN παν Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "all".
PANTHER πανθηρ Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "panther", probably of Sanskrit origin.
PAPPAS παππας Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "father" (an alternative to the more formal πατηρ (pater)), and later acquiring the meaning "priest".
PARTHENOS παρθενος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "maiden".
PASCHA πασχα Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
Greek and Latin word meaning "Easter" or "Passover", of Hebrew origin.
PATER πατηρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "father". The genitive form is πατρος (patros).
PENE πηνη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "threads, weft".
PERI περι Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "around, exceedingly".
PERTHO περθω Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to destroy".
PETRA πετρα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "rock".
PHAIDROS φαιδρος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "bright".
PHANES φανης Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "appearing".
PHEMI φημι Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to speak, to declare".
PHERO φερω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to bring, to carry, to bear".
PHILEO φιλεω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to love".
PHILOS φιλος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "lover, friend".
PHONE (1) φωνη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "voice".
PHONE (2) φονη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "murder, slaughter".
PHOS φως Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "light". The genitive form is φωτος (photos).
PHYLAKTEOS φυλακτεος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to be watched".
PHYTON φυτον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "plant, tree".
PLATYS πλατυς Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "broad, wide, flat".
PLOUTOS πλουτος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "wealth".
POLEMEIOS πολεμηιος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "aggressive, warlike".
POLEMOS πολεμος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "war".
POLIS πολις Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "city".
POLYS πολυς Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "much, many".
POSIS ποσις Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "husband, lord".
PRAXIS πραξις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "action, exercise".
PROTOS πρωτος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "first".
PYR πυρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "fire".
RHIPE ‘ριπη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "throw, swing".
RHODON ‘ροδον Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "rose".
RHUTE ‘ρυτη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "rue (herb)".
SAPPHEIROS σαπφειρος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "sapphire" or "lapis lazuli" (ultimately derived from the Hebrew word סַפִּיר (sappir)).
SEBO σεβω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to worship, to honour".
SELENE σεληνη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "moon".
SIBYLLA σιβυλλα Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek word meaning "prophetess, sibyl". It does not seem to have been used as a personal name during the classical Greek period.
SIMOS σιμος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "flat-nosed".
SMARAGDOS σμαραγδος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "emerald", of Semitic origin.
SOLOS σολος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "lump of iron".
SOPHIA σοφια Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "wisdom, cleverness".
SOPHOS σοφος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "skilled, clever".
SOS σως Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "safe, whole, unwounded".
STACHUS σταχυς Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "army".
STASIS στασις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "standing".
STERGO στεργω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to love, to be content".
STHENOS σθενος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "vigour, strength".
STRATOS στρατος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "army".
TELOS τελος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "purpose, aim, completion".
TERPO τερπω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to satisfy, to cheer".
TERPSIS τερψις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "enjoyment, delight".
THALLO θαλλω Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to blossom".
THANATOS θανατος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "death".
THEA θεα Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "goddess".
THEMIS θεμις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "law of nature, divine law, that which is laid down".
THEOS θεος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "god".
THERAO θηραω Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to hunt".
THYMOS θυμος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "soul, spirit".
TIMAO τιμαω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to honour".
TISIS τισις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "vengeance".
TLAO τλαω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to endure, to suffer".
TROPOS τροπος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "direction, manner, fashion".
TRYPHE τρυφη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "softness, delicacy".
TYCHE τυχη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "chance, luck, fortune".
XANTHOS ξανθος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "yellow".
XENIA ξενια Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "hospitality".
XENOS ξενος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "foreigner, guest, stranger".
ZOE ζωη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "life".