ὕμνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sh₂em- (sing). Cognate with Hittite [script needed] (išḫamai, he sings), and Sanskrit सामन् (sāman, song).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hým.nos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)ym.nos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈym.nos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈym.nos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈim.nos/
  • Noun[edit]

    ῠ̔́μνος (húmnosm (genitive ῠ̔́μνου); second declension

    1. song, hymn, ode (generally in praise of the gods or heroes)

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