ὕλη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swel-, *sel- (firewood, wood, beam ). Compare to Latin silva, English sill, Latvian sile ("trough").

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Noun[edit]

ὕλη (hulē) (genitive ὕλης) f, first declension

  1. wood, trees, forest
  2. timber, firewood
  3. stuff, material, substance,
  4. matter

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