προσκρούω

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From προσ- (towards) +‎ κρούω (strike).

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προσκρούω (proskroúō)

  1. knock against, have a collision
  2. (figuratively) +dative: take offence at, be angry with

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek προσκρούω. Morphologically, from προσ- (towards) +‎ κρούω (strike).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prosˈkruo/
  • Hyphenation: προσ‧κρού‧ω

Verb[edit]

προσκρούω (proskroúo) (simple past προσέκρουσα, passive —)

  1. knock against, have a collision
    Το πλοίο προσέκρουσε στην προβλήτα του λιμανιού.
    To ploío prosékrouse stin provlíta tou limanioú.
    The ship hit the pier of the port.
  2. (figuratively) face an obstacle
    1. be contrary to
      Ο νόμος αυτός προσκρούει στις επιταγές του συντάγματος.
      O nómos aftós proskroúei stis epitagés tou syntágmatos.
      This law is contrary to the orders of the constitution.

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