χαμαί

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰm̥may a case form (perhaps dative or a fossilized directive?) of Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm (whence also χθών (khthṓn, earth). Cognates include Latin humī. Also compare πάλαι (pálai) and παραί (paraí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

χαμαί (khamai)

  1. on the earth, near the ground
  2. to the earth/ground

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