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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Byzantine Greek ἀνεβαίνω from the ancient ἀναβαίνω (anabaínō). The epsilon ανε-, from the aorist ἀνέβην.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aneˈveno/
  • Hyphenation: α‧νε‧βαί‧νω

VerbEdit

ανεβαίνω (anevaíno) (simple past ανέβηκα, passive —)

  1. ascend, go up, climb
    Ο ήλιος έχει ανέβει ψηλά στον ουρανό.
    O ílios échei anévei psilá ston ouranó.
    The sun has risen high in the sky.
    Το ασανσέρ ανεβαίνει μέχρι τον πέμπτο όροφο.
    To asansér anevaínei méchri ton pémpto órofo.
    The lift ascends to the fifth floor.
  2. board, get in, get on (bus, ship, car, bicycle)
    ανεβαίνουμε στο πλοίοanevaínoume sto ploíowe board the ferry
  3. be promoted, move up (qualification, job grade)
  4. increase (temperature, blood pressure, atmospheric pressure)
  5. rise (water level)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ανεβαίνω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.