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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From νέω (néō, to spin) +‎ -μα (-ma).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

νῆμᾰ (nêman (genitive νήμᾰτος); third declension

  1. That which is spun: thread, yarn
  2. silk
  3. strand of a spider's web

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: νήμα (níma)
  • English: -nema, nemat-

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