ὕπνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

  1. sleep
  2. death

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