αἷμα

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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

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Descendants[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper, “-emia”, in Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.