Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a pre-Indo-European Pre-Greek/substrate. The names Ποσειδῶν (Poseidôn), Δημήτηρ (Dēmḗtēr) and Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀚𐀯𐀅𐀃𐀚 (e-ne-si-da-o-ne, earthshaking (epithet of Poseidon)) point to an alternate form *δᾶ (*dâ).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

γῆ (f (genitive γῆς); first declension

  1. land, earth
  2. country
  3. soil

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: γη (gi)

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P., Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2010, →ISBN

GreekEdit

NounEdit

γῆ (gῆf

  1. (Katharevousa) land, earth

SynonymsEdit

  • γη (gi) (Standard Modern Greek)

ReferencesEdit