πέραν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare περάω (peráō, to pass through, traverse), πείρω (peírō, to pierce).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pé.raːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpɛ.ran/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpe.ran/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpe.ran/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpe.ran/
  • Adverb[edit]

    πέρᾱν (pérān)

    1. (with genitive, often with the associated idea of a body of water)
      1. on the other side, across
        1. (absolute) on the other side
        2. (with verbs of motion, followed by εἰς (eis)) over or across to
        3. (with the article)
      2. over against, opposite
      3. (less often) beyond
      4. right through

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek πέραν (péran)

    Adverb[edit]

    πέραν (péran)

    1. beyond
    2. (obsolete): Alternative form of πέρα (péra)

    Usage notes[edit]