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

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