σάγμα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From σάττω (sáttō, I cram, I stuff) and the suffix -μα (-ma). Possibly ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *twenk- (to press, squeeze) (Proto-Germanic *þwangiz).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

σάγμᾰ (ságman (genitive σάγμᾰτος); third declension

  1. A covering, a clothing; the covering of a shield
  2. A packsaddle

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: sagma

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN