See also: Ερμής

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Uncertain origin; usually linked to ἕρμα (hérma, heap of stones), itself of non-Indo-European substrate origin or from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind, put together). Beekes instead suggests a Pre-Greek origin.

Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀔𐁀 (e-ma-ha).

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Ἑρμῆς (Hermêsm (genitive Ἑρμοῦ); first declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Hermes, a Greek god, the son of Zeus and Maia.

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