ὀρέγω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ-. Cognates include Avestan 𐬭𐬁𐬱𐬙𐬀 (rāšta), Old Irish rigim, Latin regō, and Old English riht (English right).

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Verb[edit]

ὀρέγω (orégō)

  1. I reach, stretch, stretch out
  2. I reach out, hold out, hand, give
  3. (middle and passive)
    1. I stretch myself out, stretch forth my hand
    2. (with genitive) I reach at, reach out to; I aim at
    3. (with genitive) I yearn for
    4. (with accusative) I take

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