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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From κατα- (kata-) +‎ στρέφω (stréphō).

VerbEdit

καταστρέφω (katastréphō)

  1. (transitive) to turn down, bring down, subdue

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned, from Ancient Greek καταστρέφω. Morphologically from κατα- (against-) +‎ στρέφω (turn).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.taˈstɾe.fo/
  • Hyphenation: κα‧τα‧στρέ‧φω

VerbEdit

καταστρέφω (katastréfo) (simple past κατέστρεψα, κατάστρεψα, passive καταστρέφομαι)

  1. destroy, ruin, wreck
  2. deface
  3. (figuratively) destroy (reputation, etc)

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