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στερέωμα

Ancient GreekEdit

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στερέωμα (steréōma) (genitive στερεώματος) n, third declension

  1. foundation, framework, firmament

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EtymologyEdit

An abstract of στερεός "firm, solid". The sense "solid body" is classical. The cosmological sense is from LXX, translating רקיצ (see firmamentum).

NounEdit

στερέωμα (steréoman (plural στερεώματα)

  1. solid body
  2. foundation, framework; strength, steadfastness
  3. the keel (στεῖρα) of a ship
  4. firmament, the vault of the heavens


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