ἐρύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, lacking any clear cognates outside of Greek. Possibly Proto-Indo-European *rewH- (to tear, dig, burrow, gather) (Latin rudens (ship's sail)), or related to ῥυμός (rhumós, pole), ῥυμουλκέω (rhumoulkéō, to pull a towing rope).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

ἐρύω (erúō)

  1. (poetic) to draw, drag, pull

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Further reading[edit]

  • ἐρύω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • ἐρύω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ἐρύω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press

References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN