φέρω

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From Proto-Hellenic *pʰérō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéreti. Cognates include Latin ferō, Sanskrit भरति(bhárati), Old Armenian բերեմ(berem) and Old English beran (English bear).

The aorist ἤνεγκα(ḗnenka, I brought) is from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₂nónḱe, reduplicated perfect of *h₂neḱ-(to reach). Cognates include Old Irish ·ánaic (preterite of ·icc) and Sanskrit आनंश(ānáṃśa, I have attained) (perfect of अश्नुते(aśnuté)).

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φέρω ‎(phérō)

  1. I bring, bear, carry

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  • φέρνω(férno, to carry something a distance)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φέρω(phérō), from Proto-Hellenic *pʰérō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

Verb[edit]

φέρω ‎(féro) ‎(simple past έφερα, passive form φέρνομαι)

  1. bear, carry (decoration, injuries, scars)

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