ἔραμαι

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Etymology[edit]

According to some scholars (Beekes), of unknown origin, whilst others (Uhlenbeck) consider it cognate with Sanskrit रमते (ramate, he calms down, he enjoys), Lithuanian rimti (calm down) and Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌼𐌹𐍃 (rimis, tranquility).

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ἔρᾰμαι (éramai)

  1. (with genitive)
    1. I love (usually of romantic/sexual love, usually of a man)
    2. (of things) I passionately desire, lust after
  2. (with infinitive) I desire eagerly

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