Thymos (θυμός · thymós · noun ) "anger, rage"

Thymos (signs: θυμός · transliteration: thymós) is a word in the Modern Greek language related to psycholinguistics. It is usually translated as "(noun) anger, rage." The Modern Greek language belongs to the language family known as Indo-European.

Thymos may be derived from *dʰuh₂mós, which is a reconstructed word from the proto-language called Proto-Indo-European.

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