ἁμάρτημα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of ἁμαρτάνω (hamartánō, I miss, fail, am deprived of (a thing), fail to do, sin) +‎ -μα (-ma, instance of).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ha.már.tɛː.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)aˈmar.te.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈmar.ti.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈmar.ti.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈmar.ti.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    ᾰ̔μᾰ́ρτημᾰ (hamártēman (genitive ᾰ̔μᾰρτήμᾰτος); third declension

    1. a failure, fault, sin
    2. a bodily defect, malady

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