πρό

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pro. Cognates include Latin pro, Sanskrit [script?] (prá), and Proto-Germanic *fram (English from).

PronunciationEdit

 

PrepositionEdit

πρό (pro)

  1. (with genitive) before
    1. (of place) before, in front of
      1. (with verbs of motion)
      2. before, in front of, for the purpose of shielding or guarding
      3. further on, forward, onward
    2. (of time) before
      1. (in later writers, with numerals)
    3. (in other relations)
      1. (of preference) before, sooner, rather than
      2. (of cause or motive) for, out of, from

Usage notesEdit

Words may be put between πρό and its case, but πρό does not come after its case.

AdverbEdit

πρό (pro)

  1. (of place) before, in front, forth, forward
  2. (of time) before, beforehand

PrefixEdit

πρό (pro)

  1. (with prepositions)
    • ἀποπρό (apopro)
    • διαπρό (diapro)
    • ἐπιπροό (epiproo)
    • περιπρό (peripro)
    • προπρό (propro)
    1. (strengthener)
    2. (adds the notion of forward, forth)
  2. (with substantives)
    1. (denotes position before or in front)
      • πρόδομος (prodomos)
      • προάστειον (proasteion)
      • πρόθυρον (prothuron)
      • προπύλαια (propulaia)
    2. (denotes priority of rank, order)
    3. (denotes standing in another's place)
  3. (with adjectives)
    1. (denotes proximity, readiness)
      • πρόχειρος (prokheiros)
      • πρόθυμος (prothumos)
      • πρόφρων (prophrōn)
    2. (denotes a coming forth)
      • προθέλυμνος (prothelumnos)
      • πρόρριζος (prorrhizos)
    3. (denotes prematureness)
      • πρόμοιρος (promoiros)
      • πρόωρος (proōros)
    4. (denotes intensity)
      • πρόπας (propas)
      • πρόπαρ (propar)
      • προπάροιθε (proparoithe)
      • πρόκακος (prokakos)
      • πρόπαλαι (propalai)
  4. (with verbs)
    1. (of place) before, forwards
      • προβαίνω (probainō)
      • προβάλλω (proballō)
      • προτίθημι (protithēmi)
      • προκινδυνεύω (prokinduneuō)
      • προμάχομαι (promakhomai)
    2. forth, publicly
      • προέλκω (proelkō)
      • προφέρω (propherō)
      • προγράφω (prographō)
      • προειπεῖν (proeipein)
      • προκεῖμαι (prokeimai)
    3. before one, away
      • προδίδωμι (prodidōmi)
      • προΐημι (proïēmi)
    4. before, in preference
      • προαιροῦμαι (proairoumai)
      • προτιμάω (protimaō)
    5. before, beforehand, of foresight
      • προαισθάνομαι (proaisthanomai)
      • προγίγνομαι (progignomai)
      • προκαταλαμβάνω (prokatalambanō)
      • προνοέω (pronoeō)
      • προοράω (prooraō)

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Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 20:34