τρέμω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *trem-, extended form of Proto-Indo-European *ter-. The extended form Proto-Indo-European *tres- also yielded τρέω (tréō, to dread, to terrify). Cognate with Latin tremō, Avestan 𐬌𐬙𐬌𐬀𐬯𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬭𐬙 (trərəsaiti), Ancient Greek τρέω (tréō), Old Irish tarrach, Lithuanian trišu, Latvian trisēt, Old Church Slavonic трѧсѫ (tręsǫ) and Sanskrit त्रसति (trasati).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tré.mɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtrɛ.mo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈtre.mo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈtre.mo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈtre.mo/
  • Verb[edit]

    τρέμω (trémō)

    1. To “tremble” or fear; to be afraid, trembling.

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