Δημήτηρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The second half is generally believed to be μήτηρ ‎(mḗtēr, mother). The first element is classically explained as an archaic form of γῆ ‎(, earth), however this is disputed.

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Δημήτηρ ‎(Dēmḗtērf ‎(genitive Δήμητρος); third declension

  1. Demeter

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References[edit]

  • p. 1,008 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.