ἀείρω

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Compare Old Armenian գեր (ger).

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ἀείρω (aeírō)

  1. to lift up, raise, support
    1. (of armies, ships) to get the fleet under sail
  2. to bear, sustain
  3. to raise up, exalt
    1. to raise by words, praise, extol
  4. to lift and take away, remove
    1. (with genitive) to take away from
    2. (later) to take off, kill
      • New Testament, Matthew 24.39
      • 125 CE – 200 CE, Lucian 23.18
  5. (middle voice) to take up for oneself, to win, gain
    1. to take upon oneself, undergo
      1. to undertake, begin
    2. to raise up
    3. to take away

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