ῥεῦμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek root *ῥευ- (*rheu-), whence ῥέω (rhéō, I flow) (from Proto-Indo-European *srew- (flow)), and -μα (-ma). Compare the related Proto-Indo-European *srowmos, whence also Old English stream. See also ῥυθμός (rhuthmós).

Noun[edit]

ῥεῦμα (rheûma) (genitive ῥεύματος) n, third declension

  1. stream, flow

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References[edit]

ῥεῦμα in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940