δέρω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *der- (to tear, tear apart). Cognate with English tear, 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).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dé.rɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈdɛ.ro/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈðe.ro/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈðe.ro/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈðe.ro/
  • Verb[edit]

    δέρω (dérō)

    1. I skin, flay

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