A primary verb.
- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /kʰa͜ɪ́rɔ͜ɔ/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /kʰɛ́ːroː/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /xéro/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /xéro/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /xéɾo/
χαίρω (khairō) future: χαιρήσω perfect: κεχάρηκα aorist passive: ἐχάρην
- to be full of cheer, ie. calmly happy or well off
- (on meeting or parting, as an imperative) be well; farewell, be glad, God speed, greetings, hail, joy(‐fully), rejoice (as a salutation)
χαίρω (chaíro) (largely used in the expressions shown below)
- This Greek verb needs an inflection-table template.
- (passive form): χαίρομαι (chaíromai)
- χαίρετε (chaírete, “hello, greetings”)
- χαίρω πολύ (chaíro polý, “pleased to meet you”)