εἴρω

Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Hellenic *héřřō, from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind, put together).

VerbEdit

εἴρω (eírō)

  1. I tie, join, fasten, string together
  2. I insert

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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Hellenic *wéřřō, from Proto-Indo-European *wéryeti, ye-present from the root *werh₁- (to speak).

Cognates include Sanskrit व्रत (vrata), Avestan 𐬎𐬭𐬬𐬁𐬙𐬀(urvāta), Latin verbum, Old Armenian յորջորջեմ (yorǰorǰem) and Old English word (English word).

VerbEdit

εἴρω (eírō)

  1. to say, speak, tell

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

ἐρέω (eréō) and εἴρηκᾰ (eírēka) serve as future and perfect to λέγω (légō) (suppletion).

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