καθαίρω

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From καθαρός (katharos, clean).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

καθαίρω (kathairō) future: καθαρῶ aorist: ἐκάθηρα/ἐκάθαρα perfect: κεκάθαρκα perfect m/p: κεκάθαρμαι aorist passive: ἐκαθάρθην

  1. cleanse, make clean
  2. purge, clear
  3. remove growth from a plant, prune, sift

Usage notesEdit

Definitions #1 and #2 can be used in a variety of senses including medical, ethical, spiritual, house-cleaning, etc.

Derived termsEdit

  • ἀνακαθαίρω
  • καθάρσιος
  • καθάρσις
  • καθαρτέον
  • καθαρτέος
  • καθαρτήρ
  • καθαρτήριος
  • καθαρτικός
  • καθάρτρια
  • καθαρώδης
  • συγκαθαίρω

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Last modified on 14 February 2014, at 17:11