ἀραρίσκω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂er-. Cognates include Old Armenian արարի (arari, I did), Avestan arǝm [script?], and Sanskrit ऋत (ṛtá)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ἀραρίσκω (arariskō) aorist: ἦρσα, ἤραρον perfect: ἄραρα perfect m/p: ἀρήρεμαι aorist passive: ἤρθην

  1. (transitive)
    1. join, fasten
    2. fit together, construct
      1. prepare, contrive
    3. fit, equip, furnish
      1. please, gratify
    4. make fit, make pleasing
  2. (intransitive)
    1. to be joined closely together
      1. to be fixed
    2. to fit or suit
    3. to be fitted with, furnished with
    4. to be fitted, suiting, agreeable, pleasing

Usage notes[edit]

The present, imperfect, future, and aorist 1 active forms govern the transitive senses, while the middle tenses, aorist 2 and active perfect and pluperfect forms govern the intrasitive.

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

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