ἁρπάζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. The underlying -αγ stem makes a direct Proto-Indo-European origin difficult. Perhaps related to ἅπτω (háptō, I touch) and/or ἅρπη (hárpē, bird of prey).

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ἁρπάζω (harpázō)

  1. to snatch away, carry off
  2. to seize hastily, snatch up
  3. to seize, overpower
  4. to plunder

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