χλαμύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Semitic, compare Hebrew גְּלוֹם(glōm, wrap, mantle, cloak), Late Babylonian 𒌆𒄖𒇷𒉡 (TUG2.gu-li-nu /gulīnu, gulēnu, gulānu/, over-cloak, coat) likely a West-Semitic loan, Aramaic גְלִימָא(glīmā, wrap, mantle, cloak), whence also χλᾰνῐ́ς (khlanís, upper-garment of wool), χλαῖνᾰ (khlaîna, upper-garment, cloak, wrapper); innovating the δ-stem.

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Noun[edit]

χλᾰμῠ́ς (khlamúsf (genitive χλᾰμῠ́δος); third declension

  1. cloak, robe, mantle (especially a military or royal cloak)

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