τρίβω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ter- (to rub). Cognate with Latin tero.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

τρίβω (tribō) future:τρίψω aorist:ἔτριψα perfect:τέτριφα perfect m/p: τέτριμμαι aorist passive:ἐτρίβην/ἐτρίφθην

  1. I rub
  2. Ι grind, thresh, pound
  3. I waste, ravage
  4. I rub away, grind down, wear away
  5. I wear out

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: τρίβω (trívo, to rub, to grate)

References[edit]


Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τρίβω

Verb[edit]

τρίβω (trívo)    simple past:  έτριψα (étripsa)

  1. grate, grind
  2. rub, chafe

Declension[edit]

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Related terms[edit]