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ἀήρ

ἀήρ

See also: αήρ and Appendix:Variations of "aer"

Ancient Greek

Alternative forms

  • ἠέρος (ēéros) Homeric, genitive
  • ᾱ̓βήρ (ābḗr) Doric
  • αὐήρ (auḗr) Aeolic
  • ἠήρ (ēḗr) Ionic

Noun

ᾱ̓ήρ (āḗr) m (genitive ᾱ̓έρος); third declension

  1. mist
  2. air
  3. wind
  4. space, volume
  5. blue or grey (the colour of the sky)

Inflection

Descendants

See also

References

  1. Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ᾱ̓ήρ”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 27
  2. Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, § 54
  3. Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, § 284 A