τρίβω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub). Cognate with Latin tero.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

τρῑ́βω (trī́bō)

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

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τρίβω (tríbō).

Verb[edit]

τρίβω (trívo) (simple past έτριψα, passive form τρίβομαι)

  1. (cooking) grate, grind
    τρίβω το τυρίtrívo to tyrígrate the cheese
  2. rub, chafe

Declension[edit]

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