ἀπο-

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See also: ἀπό, από, από-, and απο-

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From ἀπό ‎(apó), used as a prefix.

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ἀπο- ‎(apo-)

  1. Indicating movement: away, from, off
    ἀποβαίνω ‎(apobaínō, step off)
  2. Indicating breaking one part from another: un-, asunder, apart, off
    ἀποτέμνω ‎(apotémnō, cut off)
  3. Indicating ending or finishing, or almost like the negative ἀ- ‎(a-, not), especially in adjectives
    ἀπαλγέω ‎(apalgéō, put away sorrow for), ἀπόσῑτος ‎(apósītos, having eaten nothing)
  4. back, again
    ἀποδίδωμι ‎(apodídōmi, give back)
  5. Simply emphasizing the meaning of the verb
  6. because of, owing to

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