σέρνω

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek σέρνω (sérnō) / σύρνω (súrnō), from Ancient Greek σύρω (súrō).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈser.no/
  • Hyphenation: σέρ‧νω

Verb[edit]

σέρνω (sérno) (simple past έσυρα, passive σέρνομαι)

  1. (transitive) pull, drag, haul, pull along
    Τα παιδιά σέρνουν το καρότσι με τον αδερφό τους.Ta paidiá sérnoun to karótsi me ton aderfó tous.The children pull the wagon with their brother.
    Περπατά καλά και μη σέρνεις τα πόδια σου χάμω!Perpatá kalá kai mi sérneis ta pódia sou chámo!Walk properly and don't drag your feet along the ground!
  2. (intransitive, colloquial, usually in imperative) go
    Σύρε να φέρεις νερό.Sýre na féreis neró.Go and get some water.
    Σύρε στο καλό και μην ξαναγυρίσεις.Sýre sto kaló kai min xanagyríseis.Away with you and don't come back.

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