τέρσομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry). Cognates include Latin terra, Sanskrit तृष्यति (tṛṣyati), Old Armenian թառամիմ (tʿaṙamim, I wither) and Old English þurst (English thirst).

Verb[edit]

τέρσομαι (tersomai)

  1. to be or become dry, dry up