παρά

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *preh₂-. Compare Mycenaean Greek 𐀞𐀫 (pa-ro).

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Preposition[edit]

πᾰρᾰ́ (pará) (governs the genitive, dative, and accusative)

  1. (+ genitive)
    1. from
    2. because of
  2. (+ dative)
    1. at, beside, by, near
    μένειν παρά τισίménein pará tisíto stay at someone's house/home
  3. (+ accusative)
    1. contrary to
    2. beside, by, near (w/ verbs of coming or going; w/ verbs of past motion; w/ verbs of striking or wounding)
    παρ’ ἔμ’ ἵστασοpar’ ém’ hístasostand by/beside me

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Preposition[edit]

παρά (pará) (+ accusative)

  1. despite, in spite of