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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ῥηγμίς (rhēgmís)alternative reconstruction of nominative singular

EtymologyEdit

From ῥήγνυμι (rhḗgnumi, to break)

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ῥηγμῑ́ν (rhēgmī́nf (genitive ῥηγμῖνος); third declension

  1. (Epic) surf, breakers (waves breaking into foam)
  2. (Epic) shore, beach

DeclensionEdit

The nominative singular is not attested; both ῥηγμίν (rhēgmín) and ῥηγμίς (rhēgmís) have been reconstructed.

Further readingEdit

  • ῥηγμίν in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • ῥηγμίς in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ῥηγμίν in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.