χεῖμα

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeym-. Cognate with Ancient Greek χιών ‎(khiṓn, snow), Latin hiems, Sanskrit हिम ‎(himá), Old Church Slavonic зима ‎(zima), Hittite 𒄀𒈠𒀭 ‎(giman).

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χεῖμα ‎(kheîma) (genitive χείματος); n, third declension

  1. winter
  2. frost, cold
  3. storm, tempest

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