βῆμα

See also: βήμα and Βήμα

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *gʷā́mə, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷéh₂mn̥, from *gʷeh₂- (to step) (whence ἔβην (ébēn)). Compare βωμός (bōmós).

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NounEdit

βῆμᾰ (bêman (genitive βήμᾰτος); third declension (Attic, Ionic)

  1. a step, pace, footfall, gait
  2. raised place or tribune from which men spoke in a public assembly

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