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VOMIT is related to the Greek εμώ (emo)

The verb vomit came from the Latin vomitare from vomo (I vomit), which is related to the greek verb εμέω - εμώ (emo; I vomit).

In Greek
α) εξεμώ or κάνω εμετό: to vomit
β) εμετός: vomit

More: http://ewonago.blogspot.com/2008/07/vomit.html
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New Athena Unicode Font

http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~pinax/gre ... nload.html

Are others here familiar with this font? It puts some extra characters in the "Private Use Area" (PUA) of the Unicode encoding, and allows characters like alpha w/ macron + acute, that the normal fonts like Gentium don't.

You might use an editor that allows the entry of Unicode escape sequences. Or you can use a program like the Windows Character Map program to copy the ...
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BISHOP is related to the Greek episcopos

The word BISHOP derives from the Latin episcopus (bishop; contraction of both the beginning and the end of the word), which is a transliteration of the Greek επίσκοπος (episcopos; watcher, overseer), from επί- (epi-; over) + σκοπός (scopos; watcher) from the verb σκοπέω (scopeo; observe, see).

In Greek
α) Επίσκοπος: bishop
β) επισκόπηση: inspection, review
γ) επισκοπή: bishopric
δ) επισκοπώ: review, inspect
ε) σκοπός: aim, goal, object, scope, watcher, guard ...
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Hey guys, I need help with a school project.

Do you guys know where I can find any Greek poems about the goddess Artemis? I looked on google but I didn't have much luck. All I got was English. It doesn't have to be a whole poem about her. If there's a descent sized passage about her in another poem that'll work. preferably something descriptive rather than a story about her. If you guys could help me out I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks in ...
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