ἀμφί

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂m̥bʰi. Cognate with Latin ambi-, Sanskrit अभि (abhí, towards, over, upon), Old Persian 𐎠𐎲𐎡𐎹 (abiy, towards, against, upon), Old High German umbi, Old Irish imb (around) and the first part of Old Armenian ամբ-ողջ (amb-ołǰ, whole).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ἀμφί (+ genitive) (amphi)

  1. for, for the sake of
  2. about, concerning
  3. around

ἀμφί (+ dative) (amphi)

  1. by, near, around, with
  2. about, on account of, for the sake of
  3. regarding, concerning

ἀμφί (+ accusative) (amphi)

  1. about, around

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