θερμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰer-. Cognates include Persian گرم (gárm), Sanskrit घर्म (gharma), Old Armenian ջերմ (ǰerm), Latin formus, and Old English wearm (English warm).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tʰer.mós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tʰɛrˈmos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /θerˈmos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /θerˈmos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /θerˈmos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    θερμός (thermósm (feminine θερμή, neuter θερμόν); first/second declension

    1. warm, hot, boiling, glowing
    2. hotheaded, hasty, rash, headstrong
    3. eager, active, fresh

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    Noun[edit]

    θερμός (thermósm (genitive θερμοῦ); second declension

    1. lupine, especially Lupinus albus

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    Greek[edit]

    Adjective[edit]

    θερμός (thermósm (feminine θερμή, neuter θερμό)

    1. warm, hot
    2. heated, fervent
    3. heartfelt, hearty

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    Noun[edit]

    θερμός (thermósn (indeclinable)

    1. thermos, vacuum flask, Dewar flask