ὑμήν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *syuh₁-. Cognates include Sanskrit स्यूमन् ‎(syū́man), Old Prussian schumeno, and Hittite [script needed] ‎(šumanza).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ὑμήν ‎(humḗnm ‎(genitive ὑμένος); third declension

  1. Thin skin, membrane.

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill