ὁρμή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Could be from a Proto-Indo-European *ser- ‎(flow, stream), and thus cognate to Sanskrit सर्म ‎(sárma, going, running, flowing), from root सरति ‎(sarati, to flow, run, speed). Could also be from ὄρνυμι ‎(órnumi, I urge on, incite).

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Noun[edit]

ὁρμή ‎(hormḗf ‎(genitive ὁρμῆς); first declension orme ormh may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ὁρμή.

  1. violent pressure, assault, force
  2. first movements, beginning, start
  3. eagerness, struggle, effort
  4. violence, passion, appetite

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