Χίμαιρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

R-stem derivation from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeym- (winter, snow), complementing the n-stem reflex found in χειμών (kheimṓn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Χίμαιρα (Khímairaf (genitive Χιμαίρας); first declension

  1. Chimera, a mythological animal
  2. Chimera, a volcanic site in ancient Lycia, now in Turkey

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Χίμαιρα in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • Χίμαιρα in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,006

Greek[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Χίμαιρα (Chímairaf

  1. (Greek mythology) Chimera/Chimaera (A creature of mixed parts, usually lion and goat with a dragon's tail.)

Declension[edit]

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