ἆσθμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For earlier *ἄνσθμα (*ánsthma), potentially a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂enh₁- (breathe) with a suffix of unclear origin. Compare ἄνεμος (ánemos, wind).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ἆσθμᾰ (âsthman (genitive ἆσθμᾰτος); third declension

  1. short-drawn breath, panting
  2. (medicine) asthma

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: άσθμα (ásthma)
  • Latin: āsthma

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