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Type Surname
Usage Greek
Pronounced Pron. ee-th, eth  [key]

Meaning & History

Plural form of ethos. Ethos forms the root of ethikos (ἠθικός), meaning "moral, showing moral character". Used as a noun in the neuter plural form ta ethika (τὰ ἠθικά), used for the study of morals, it is the origin of the modern English word ethics.
Added 5/27/2014 by anonymous
Edited 1/31/2023 by Mike C