χιών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰim-, *ǵʰyem-. Cognate with Ancient Greek χεῖμα ‎(kheîma, snow), χειμών ‎(kheimṓn, snow), Latin hiems, Welsh gaeaf, Sanskrit हिम ‎(himá), Hittite 𒄀𒈠𒀭 ‎(giman), Armenian ձմեռ ‎(jmeṙ), Proto-Slavic *zima.

Noun[edit]

χιών ‎(khiṓn) (genitive χιόνος); f, third declension

  1. snow
  2. melted snow, ice water

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