ἀνά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂en-. Cognates include Avestan 𐬀𐬥𐬀 (ana), Old Persian [script needed] (anā), Old English on (English on), Russian на (na).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ἀνά (+ genitive)

  1. on board

ἀνά (+ dative)

  1. on, upon

ἀνά (+ accusative)

  1. up, upwards, along
  2. in sequence, each, throughout
  3. up to

References[edit]

  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers