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).

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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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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

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 ‎(invariable)

  1. thermos, vacuum flask, Dewar flask