νῆμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From νέω ‎(néō, spin) +‎ -μα ‎(-ma)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

νῆμα ‎(nêman ‎(genitive νήματος); third declension nema nhma may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek νῆμα.

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

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • νῆμα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «νῆμα» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «νῆμα» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «νῆμα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.