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ἀήρ

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Ancient Greek

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Etymology

From *ἀϝήρ, perhaps related to ἄημι (aēmi), I blow) or ἀείρω (aeirō), I lift, raise).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [aːɛː́r]
  • (Koine): IPA: [aːˈeːr]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [aˈir]

Noun

ἀήρ (genitive ἀέρος) m, third declension; (āēr)

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

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