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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Reanalyzed as a -μᾰ-stem from Epic δῶ (), from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm (home; house).[1] Compare δόμος (dómos), δεσπότης (despótēs).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

δῶμᾰ (dôman (genitive δώμᾰτος); third declension

  1. house
    1. chief room, hall
    2. (in the plural) a single house
    3. halls of the gods
      1. the nether world
      2. (figuratively) temple
    4. (δῶμα Καδμεῖον) Thebes
    5. housetop
  2. household, family

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “δῶμα”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 9789004174207, pages 362-363

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