πυθμήν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *putʰmḗn, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn.

Cognate with πύνδαξ ‎(púndax), Sanskrit बुध्न ‎(budhna), Latin fundus, Old Armenian անդունդ ‎(andund) and Old English botm (English bottom).

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Noun[edit]

πυθμήν ‎(puthmḗnm ‎(genitive πυθμένος); third declension puqmhn pythmen puthmen may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek πυθμήν.

  1. bottom of a cup or jar
  2. the bottom of the sea
  3. trunk, butt of a tree

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