σιμός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Has been connected to Old High German swīnan, Old Norse svīna, as well as Middle High German swīmen, Old Norse svīma. Also connected to Latin sīmus. Ultimately, all proposed connections are problematic, and Beekes suggests a likely Pre-Greek origin.

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Adjective[edit]

σῑμός (sīmósm (feminine σῑμή, neuter σῑμόν); first/second declension

  1. snub-nosed, flat nosed
  2. steep, uphill
  3. bent in, hollow, concave

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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, →ISBN