ἕρμα

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps related to εἴρω (eírō, I string together) +‎ -μᾰ (-ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ἕρμᾰ (hérman (genitive ἕρμᾰτος); third declension

  1. prop, support, foundation, stay (of a ship)
  2. defense, cause
  3. reef, rock
  4. hill
  5. pendant of the ear, earring

Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • ἕρμα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἕρμα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἕρμα in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ἕρμα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ἕρμα in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.