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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰei-

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰí.mai̯.ra/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkʰi.mɛ.ra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈxi.mɛ.ra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈçi.me.ra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈçi.me.ra/
  • NounEdit

    χῐ́μαιρᾰ (khímairaf (genitive χῐμαίρᾱς); first declension

    1. a she-goat

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    GreekEdit

    NounEdit

    χίμαιρα (chímairaf (plural χίμαιρες)

    1. chimera, chimaera (an unrealistic dream)
    2. (mythology) chimera, chimaera (a monster)
    3. (biology) chimera, chimaera (an organism consisting of genetically different parts)

    DeclensionEdit

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