Our Everyday Greek Greek you Already Know. The Wind, Aέρας and the Rough Sea, Tρικυμία.

ΑΕΡΑΣ IS THE AIR

Ο αέρας is the Greek word for the air. The relation between the Greek and the English word is quite clear.
ΤΡΙΚΥΜΙΑ IS THREE WAVES IN A ROW
The words το κύμα and η τρικυμία first occur in the Homeric epic, and are close related. “H τρικυμία” is a compound word from the number τρία and κύμα > τρί (α) + κύμα. Τρία means three. It is found in English words as tri+angular, tri+chotomy etc. Many ancient …

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