ποταμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Most commonly explained as related to πίπτω (piptō, to fall). Could also relate to πετάννυμι (petannumi, to expand), which would make it identical to Proto-Germanic *faþmaz (embrace) (English fathom).

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Noun[edit]

ποτᾰμός (potamos) (genitive ποταμοῦ) m, second declension

  1. river, stream
  2. canal

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ποταμός (potamos)

Noun[edit]

ποταμός (potamósm (plural ποταμοί)

  1. Alternative form of ποτάμι (potámi) (river)

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