ἡμέρα

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Etymology[edit]

Lengthened form of ἧμαρ ‎(hêmar, day), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₃mr̥ ‎(heat), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₃- ‎(be hot, burn). Cognate with Old Armenian աւր ‎(awr, day).

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ἡμέρᾱ ‎(hēmérā) (genitive ἡμέρας); f, first declension

  1. day
  2. period of life
  3. (poetic) time

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