ποταμός

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Most commonly explained as related to πῑ́πτω (pī́ptō, to fall). Could also relate to πετάννῡμι (petánnūmi, to expand), which would make it identical to Proto-Germanic *faþmaz (embrace) (English fathom).

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NounEdit

ποτᾰμός (potamósm (genitive ποτᾰμοῦ); second declension

  1. river, stream
  2. canal

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ποταμός (potamós)

NounEdit

ποταμός (potamósm (plural ποταμοί)

  1. Alternative form of ποτάμι (potámi) (river)

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