See also: ημέρα

Ancient Greek edit

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Etymology edit

Lengthened form of ἦμαρ (êmar, day), from Proto-Hellenic *ā́mər, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₃mr̥ (heat), from *h₂eh₃- (be hot, burn). Initial aspiration (h) in Attic probably comes by analogy with ἑσπέρᾱ (hespérā). Cognate with Old Armenian աւր (awr, day).

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Noun edit

ἡμέρᾱ (hēmérāf (genitive ἡμέρᾱς); first declension

  1. day
  2. (with adjectives) a time of life of a particular type or length
  3. (poetic) time
  4. (adverbial)
    1. (genitive) within a certain number of days; by day; sometime during a particular day
    2. (dative) on a particular day
    3. (accusative) for a day or days; after a day or a certain number of days; in the daytime

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Descendants edit

  • Greek: ημέρα (iméra)
  • Mariupol Greek: ме́ра (mjéra)
  • Tsakonian: αμέρα (améra)

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