ἥμισυς

See also: ήμισυς

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “From ἡμι- (hēmi-) +‎ + ?”

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ἥμῐσυς (hḗmisusm (feminine ἡμίσεια, neuter ἥμισυ); first/third declension

  1. half

InflectionEdit

This is one of the three adjectives in -ύς, -εῖα, -ύ, along with θῆλυς (thêlus) and πρέσβυς (présbus), to have a recessive accent.

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ημι- (imi-), ήμισυς (ímisys)

Further readingEdit