ῥεῦμα

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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).

Noun[edit]

ῥεῦμα (rheûman (genitive ῥεύματος); third declension

  1. stream, flow

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References[edit]

ῥεῦμα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press