ἁμαρτάνω

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Etymology[edit]

Although there are no known cognates, Beekes nonetheless reconstructs Proto-Indo-European *h₂mert-(miss, fail) as the ancestor of this word.

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ἁμαρτάνω (hamartánō)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to miss, miss the mark, especially of a thrown spear [+genitive = something]
    1. (transitive, intransitive) to fail at, miss one's point, go wrong in [+genitive = something]
    2. (transitive) to be deprived of, to lose [+genitive = something]
    3. (rarely transitive) to fail to do, neglect [+genitive = something]
  2. (intransitive) to fail, do wrong, err, sin

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