ἀείρω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *aweřřō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wer- and the suffix *-yéti. Cognate with Old Armenian գեր (ger).

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Verb[edit]

ἀείρω (aeírō) (Epic, Ionic, poetic)

  1. (transitive) to lift up, raise, support
    1. (of armies, ships, transitive) to get the fleet under sail
  2. (transitive) to bear, sustain
  3. (transitive) to raise up, exalt
    1. (transitive) to raise by words, praise, extol
  4. (transitive) to lift and take away, remove
    1. (transitive, with genitive) to take away from
    2. (Koine Greek, transitive) to take off, kill
  5. (middle, transitive) to take up for oneself, to win, gain
    1. (transitive) to take upon oneself, undergo
      1. (transitive) to undertake, begin
    2. (transitive) to raise up
    3. (transitive) to take away

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