σύν

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • A primary preposition denoting union; with or together (but much closer than μετά or παρά), that is, by association, companionship, process, resemblance, possession, instrumentality, addition, etc.: Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (one, together).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

σύν (sun) (invokes dative)

  1. beside, with.

Usage notesEdit

  • In compounds it has similar applications, including completeness.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: syn-, sym-, via συν- (syn-), συμ- (sym-)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 2 August 2013, at 22:32