σύν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • A primary preposition denoting union; with or together (but much closer than μετά or παρά), that is, by association, companionship, process, resemblance, possession, instrumentality, addition, etc.: Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (one, together).

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Preposition[edit]

σύν (sun) (invokes dative)

  1. beside, with.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In compounds it has similar applications, including completeness.

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