τέμνω

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Etymology[edit]

For *τάμνω (*támnō), with ε from aorist ἔτεμον (étemon), from Proto-Indo-European *tm̥-n-h₂-, nasal-infixed present from *temh₂- (to cut). Cognate with Latin temnō, tondeō, tempus, templum.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tém.nɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtɛm.no/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈtem.no/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈtem.no/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈtem.no/
  • Verb[edit]

    τέμνω (témnō)

    1. I cut, hew
    2. I maim, wound
    3. I butcher, sacrifice
    4. I cut down, reap
    5. I cut through, advance, drive through, plow through

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