δεσμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δέω (déō, I bind) +‎ -μός (-mós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dez.mós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /dɛzˈmos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ðezˈmos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ðezˈmos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ðezˈmos/
  • Noun[edit]

    δεσμός (desmósm (genitive δεσμοῦ); second declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Koine)

    1. bond, fetter
    2. collar, halter
    3. bondage, imprisonment
    4. spell, charm

    Inflection[edit]

    • δεσμά (desmá) is often used as the plural form.

    Descendants[edit]

    Further reading[edit]


    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek δεσμός (desmós).

    Noun[edit]

    δεσμός (desmósm (plural δεσμοί)

    1. bond, tie (emotional, social)
    2. (chemistry) bond
    3. relationship, affair
    4. (plural) imprisonment, chains

    Declension[edit]

    Related terms[edit]

    • δεσμά n, pl (desmá, imprisonment, chains)