ἄχρι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Zero grade of μέχρῐ (mékhri), from Proto-Indo-European *méǵʰ(s)ri.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.kʰri/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.kʰri/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.xri/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.xri/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.xri/
  • Adverb[edit]

    ἄχρῐ (ákhri)

    1. to the very bottom, to the uttermost, utterly
      1. (after Homer, before prepositions)

    Preposition[edit]

    ἄχρῐ (ákhri) (governs the genitive)

    1. even to, as far as
      1. (of time) until
      2. (of space) as far as, even to
      3. (of measure or degree) up to this point

    Conjunction[edit]

    ἄχρῐ (ákhri)

    1. (of time) until, so long as
    2. (of space) so far as

    References[edit]