ἥμισυς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “From ἡμι- ‎(hēmi-) +‎ ? ‎(?)”

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ἥμῐσυς ‎(hḗmisusm ‎(feminine ἡμίσεια, neuter ἥμισυ); first/third declension

  1. half

Inflection[edit]

This is one of the three adjectives in -ύς, -εῖα, -ύ, along with θῆλυς ‎(thêlus) and πρέσβυς ‎(présbus), to have a recessive accent.

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