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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

A technical loan of unknown origin. The comparison with καμάρα (kamára, vaulted chamber) has little value, while the one with Proto-Slavic *kamy (stone) is possible. Note that the suffix "-ῑνος" is typical of Pre-Greek.

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NounEdit

κάμῑνος (kámīnosf (genitive καμῑ́νου); second declension

  1. oven, furnace, kiln
  2. (architecture) flue for warming a room

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DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: camīnus (see there for further descendants)

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