Usage Late Greek
Scripts Παυσίκακος(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsPausicacus (latinized form), Pafsikakos (modern Greek transcription)
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Greek adjective παυσίκακος (pausikakos) meaning "ending evils", which consists of the Greek noun παῦσις (pausis) meaning "stopping, ceasing" and the Greek noun κάκη (kake) meaning "wickedness, vice". Also compare the Greek adjective κακός (kakos) meaning "bad".