ῥεῦμα

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See also: ρεύμα

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek root *ῥευ- (*rheu-), whence ῥέω (rhéō, I flow) (from Proto-Indo-European *srew- (flow)), and -μα (-ma). Compare the related Proto-Indo-European *srowmos, whence also Old English stream. See also ῥυθμός (rhuthmós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /r̥éu̯.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈr̥ew.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈreβ.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈrev.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈrev.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    ῥεῦμᾰ (rheûman (genitive ῥεύμᾰτος); third declension

    1. stream, flow

    Inflection[edit]

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    Descendants[edit]

    • Greek: ρεύμα (révma)
    • Latin: rheuma (see there for further descendants)

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