𐀡𐀕

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Mycenaean Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *poh₂imen (later Ancient Greek ποιμήν (poimḗn)), an abstract nomen agentis formed from an ablaut of PIE root *peh₂- (to protect) and common suffix *-men. Cognates include Latin pascō (put to graze), pāstor (shepherd), Sanskrit पाति (pā́ti), Old English fōda and fēdan (English food and feed).

Noun[edit]

𐀡𐀕 (po-me)

  1. shepherd