χυμεία

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

According to Zosimos of Panopolis it was named from its supposed inventor, Χύμης/Χήμης/Χείμης, but more probably it is from χῠ́μᾰ (khúma) +‎ -είᾱ (-eíā).

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NounEdit

χῠμείᾱ (khumeíāf (genitive χῠμείᾱς); first declension

  1. art of alloying metals, alchemy

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DescendantsEdit

  • Arabic: اَلْكِيمِيَاء(al-kīmiyāʾ)

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