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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *gʷomnós by Cowgill's Law (o → u between labial and resonant), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷmós by metathesis (possible taboo deformation), from *nogʷós; see there for the cognates.

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

γυμνός (gumnósm (feminine γυμνή, neuter γυμνόν); first/second declension

  1. naked, unclad
  2. unarmed, without armor, defenseless
  3. bare, uncovered
  4. stripped, destitute
  5. lightly clad
  6. mere

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: γυμνός (gymnós)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γυμνός (gumnós), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

γυμνός (gymnósm (feminine γυμνή, neuter γυμνό)

  1. naked, unsheathed, bare.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

see: γυμνάζω (gymnázo, to train, to exercise)