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The Greek hêmera (day-break, daybreak, daylight, days, daytime), after the goddess Hemera of 'days', is the base for this beauty of a word. The hemero root was used to mean 'day', which gives the word its metaphorical relationship to all that is temporal or passing, as the passing of a day.
November 26, 2007
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