αἰθήρ

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Etymology[edit]

From αἴθω ‎(aíthō).

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Noun[edit]

αἰθήρ ‎(aithḗrm ‎(genitive αἰθέρος); third declension

  1. air
  2. aether; ether
  3. theoretical medium of great elasticity and extreme thinness of consistency supposed to fill all unoccupied space and transmit light and heat
  4. The upper or purer air as opposed to aer (αέρας), the lower air; the clear sky.

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References[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[2], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, pages 21, 284