Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰm̥may, a case form (perhaps dative or a fossilized directive?) of Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm (whence also χθών (khthṓn, earth). Cognates include Latin humī. Also compare πάλαι (pálai) and παραί (paraí).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdverbEdit

χᾰμαί (khamaí)

  1. on the earth, near the ground
  2. to the earth/ground

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: hjima
  • Portuguese: cama
  • Spanish: cama

Further readingEdit