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Ancient GreekEdit


From Proto-Indo-European *nem- (to assign, allot; take). Cognate with English numb and German nehmen.




νέμω (némō)

  1. to deal out, distribute, dispense
  2. (of herdsmen), to pasture or graze their flocks, drive to pasture, tend


Related termsEdit


  • νέμω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • νέμω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • νέμω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • νέμω in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • νέμω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • νέμω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter