εἴρω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind, put together). Cognates include Sanskrit सरत् (sarat), Latin serō, and Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐍂𐍅𐌰 (sarwa).

Verb[edit]

εἴρω (eírō)

  1. I tie, join, fasten, string together
  2. I insert
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Etymology 2[edit]

From *ϝερέω (*weréō), from Proto-Indo-European *werh₃-, *wer- (to speak). Cognates include Sanskrit व्रत (vrata), Avestan 𐬎𐬭𐬬𐬁𐬙𐬀 (urvāta), Latin verbum, Old Armenian յորջորջեմ (yorǰorǰem) and Old English word (English word).

Verb[edit]

εἴρω (eírō)

  1. to say, speak, tell
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