νῆμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From νέω (néō, to spin) +‎ -μα (-ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /nɛ̂ː.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈne.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈni.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈni.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈni.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    νῆμᾰ (nêman (genitive νήμᾰτος); third declension

    1. That which is spun: thread, yarn
    2. silk
    3. a spider's web

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