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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéyōm. Cognate with Ancient Greek χιών (khiṓn, snow), χεῖμα (kheîma, snow), χειμών (kheimṓn, snow), Persian زمستان(zemestān), Albanian dimër, Welsh gaeaf, Sanskrit हिम (himá), Hittite 𒄀𒈠𒀭 (gi-ma-an /giman/), Armenian ձմեռ (jmeṙ), and Proto-Slavic *zima.

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NounEdit

hiems f (genitive hiemis); third declension

  1. winter

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hiems hiemēs
Genitive hiemis hiemum
Dative hiemī hiemibus
Accusative hiemem hiemēs
Ablative hieme hiemibus
Vocative hiems hiemēs

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