αερο-

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Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀήρ (aḗr, air).

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αερο- (aero-)

  1. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words connected with the air, the atmosphere or the wind:
    θερμός (thermós, warm)   x   αερόθερμο (aeróthermo, fan heater)
    μεταφέρω (metaféro, transfer, bear)   x   αερομεταφερόμενος (aerometaferómenos, airborne)
    φρένο (fréno, brake)   x   αερόφρενο (aerófreno, air brake)
  2. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words connected with aviation; aero-:
    πλοίο (ploío, ship)   x   αερόπλοιο (aeróploio, airship)
    γραμμή (grammí, line)   x   αερογραμμή (aerogrammí, airline)
  3. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words connected with airiness or emptiness:
    λόγος (lógos, speech, word)   x   αερολογία (aerología, drivel, nonsense)

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