δέρω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *derǝ- (to tear, tear apart), see also Scots tere, teir, tair (to rend, lacerate, wound, rip, tear out), Dutch teren (to eliminate, efface, live, survive by consumption), German zehren (to consume, misuse), German zerren (to tug, rip, tear), Danish tære (to consume), Swedish tära (to fret, consume, deplete, use up), Icelandic tæra (to clear, corrode).

Verb[edit]

δέρω (dero)

  1. I skin, flay.

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