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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἔχω (ékhō, to hold) and the suffix -μα (-ma).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἔχμᾰ (ékhman (genitive ἔχμᾰτος); third declension

  1. hindrance, impediment
  2. bulwark
  3. holdfast, stay, prop, buttress

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