ῥέμβω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wrembh-, from *werbh- (to turn, twist, bend), from *wer-. Compare Middle Low German wrimpen and Lithuanian reñgtis, Old English weorpan "to throw away." More at versus. Beekes argues for a Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ῥέμβω (rhembō) aorist passive: ἐρρέμφθην

  1. I turn round
  2. (in the middle voice) I roam, rove
  3. (in the middle voice) I am unsteady, act randomly

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