τρέμω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *trem-, extended form of Proto-Indo-European *ter-. The extended form Proto-Indo-European *tres- also yielded τρέω (tréō, to dread, to terrify). Cognate with Latin tremō, Avestan 𐬌𐬙𐬌𐬀𐬯𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬭𐬙 (trərəsaiti), Ancient Greek τρέω (tréō), Old Irish tarrach, Lithuanian trišu, Latvian trisēt, Old Church Slavonic трѧсѫ (tręsǫ), Sanskrit त्रसति (trasati).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈtre.mɔː/

Verb[edit]

τρέμω (trémō)

  1. To “tremble” or fear; to be afraid, trembling.

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