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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *per-. Cognates include Old Armenian հերիւն (heriwn), Old Church Slavonic на-перѫ (na-perǫ, pierce), Sanskrit पिपर्ति (piparti, to bring over to, deliver) and Old English faru (English fare).

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VerbEdit

πείρω (peírō)

  1. I pierce, run through
  2. (figuratively) I cleave through

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