ἀγγαρεύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἄγγαρος (ángaros, mounted courier).

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ἀγγαρεύω (angareúō)

  1. I dispatch as a courier
  2. I consign one to some task, requisition, press into service
    • 1st century AD, Μάρκος, Κατά Μάρκον, 15:21
      Καὶ ἀγγαρεύουσι παράγοντά τινα Σίμωνα Κυρηναῖον ... ἵνα ἄρῃ τὸν σταυρὸν αὐτοῦ.
      And they consigned some passerby, Simon the Cyrenian ... to carry his cross.

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