ὕμνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sh₂em (sing). Cognate with Hittite išḫamai [Cuneiform needed], "he sings", and Sanskrit सामन् (sāman, song).

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Noun[edit]

ὕμνος (húmnos) (genitive ὕμνου) m, second declension

  1. song, hymn, ode (generally in praise of the gods or heroes)

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