γῆ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a pre-Indo-European Pre-Greek/substrate. The names Ποσειδῶν (Poseidôn), Δημήτηρ (Dēmḗtēr) and Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀚𐀯𐀅𐀃𐀚 (e-ne-si-da-o-ne) point to an alternate form *Δα.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

γῆ (f (genitive γῆς); first declension

  1. land, earth
  2. country
  3. soil

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: γη (gi)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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