χλαμύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Pre-Greek, whence also χλᾰνῐ́ς (khlanís, upper-garment of wool), χλαῖνᾰ (khlaîna, upper-garment, cloak, wrapper).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰla.mýs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /kʰlaˈmys/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /xlaˈmys/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /xlaˈmys/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /xlaˈmis/
  • Noun[edit]

    χλᾰμῠ́ς (khlamúsf (genitive χλᾰμῠ́δος); third declension

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

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    References[edit]

    1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “χλαῖνα [f.]”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 1635-1636

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