αἷμα

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See also: αίμα

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from Proto-Indo-European *say- (thick or viscous liquid).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

αἷμᾰ (haîman (genitive αἵμᾰτος); third declension

  1. blood

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: αίμα (aíma)
  • English: haemato-, haemo-, haema-, -aemia, haemal
  • Polish: hemo-

Further reading[edit]

  • αἷμα”, in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • αἷμα”, in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • αἷμα”, in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • αἷμα in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • αἷμα”, in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • G129 in Strong, James (1979) Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible
  • αἷμα in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2022)
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “-emia”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.