γυμνός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *gʷomnós by Cowgill's Law (o → u between labial and resonant), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷmós by metathesis (possible taboo deformation), from *nogʷós; see there for the cognates.

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡym.nós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɡymˈnos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɣymˈnos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ʝymˈnos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ʝimˈnos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    γυμνός (gumnósm (feminine γυμνή, neuter γυμνόν); first/second declension

    1. naked, unclad
    2. unarmed, without armor, defenseless
    3. bare, uncovered
    4. stripped, destitute
    5. lightly clad
    6. mere

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek γυμνός (gumnós), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós.

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    Adjective[edit]

    γυμνός (gymnósm (feminine γυμνή, neuter γυμνό)

    1. naked, unsheathed, bare.

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    see: γυμνάζω (gymnázo, to train, to exercise)