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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Related to ἄμαθος (ámathos, sand).

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ᾰ̓́μμος (ámmosf (genitive ᾰ̓́μμου); second declension

  1. sand
    • Plato, Phaedo 110A:
      σήραγγες δὲ καὶ ἄμμος καὶ πηλὸς ἀμήχανος καὶ βόρβοροί εἰσιν
      sḗranges dè kaì ámmos kaì pēlòs amḗkhanos kaì bórboroí eisin
  2. sandy ground, a racecourse
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia 3.3.6:
      ἐάν που κινδυνεύειν δέῃ, πότερον ἐπάγειν τοὺς πολεμίους ἐπὶ τὴν ἄμμον κελεύσεις
      eán pou kinduneúein déēi, póteron epágein toùs polemíous epì tḕn ámmon keleúseis

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