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χιών

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰim-, *ǵʰyem-. Cognate with Ancient Greek χεῖμα (kheîma, snow), χειμών (kheimṓn, snow), Latin hiems, Welsh gaeaf, Sanskrit हिम (himá), Hittite 𒄀𒈠𒀭 (giman), Armenian ձմեռ (jmeṙ), Proto-Slavic *zima.

NounEdit

χιών (khiṓn) (genitive χιόνος) f, third declension

  1. snow
  2. melted snow, ice water

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