Normally taken to be 'word' in greek, Heidegger uses logos like Heraclitus, the common being of all things.

To show forth

Normally 'truth' in Greek, Heidegger breaks the word down to a-letheia -- un-hidden.

Unhiddenness of things


Bringing to light

How they behave

Too be hidden

They forget it

See also Heraclitus Fragment 1.

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