ὕπνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*swep-

Proto-Indo-European *súpnos ‎(dream), which is derived from Proto-Indo-European *swep-. Cognates include Latin somnus, Sanskrit स्वप्न ‎(svápna), Old Armenian քուն ‎(kʿun), Old English swefn (English sweven) and Russian сон ‎(son).

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Noun[edit]

ὕπνος ‎(húpnosm ‎(genitive ὕπνου); second declension upnos ypnos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ὕπνος.

  1. sleep
  2. death

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References[edit]

  • ὕπνος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ὕπνος» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὕπνος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ὕπνος» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «ὕπνος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.