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See also: προς and προσ-


Ancient GreekEdit

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From Proto-Indo-European *próti, *préti. Cognates include Sanskrit प्रति (práti), Latin pretium, and Old Church Slavonic противъ (protivŭ). May be related to πρό (pró, before).




πρός (prós) (governs the genitive, dative, and accusative)

  1. (of direction) forward to, toward
    1. (with genitive) the side of, pertaining to
    2. (with dative) by the side of, near to
    3. (with accusative) the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, or whither or for which it is predicated: about, according to, against, among, at, because of, before, between, ([where-]) by, for, at someone's house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), together, to ([you]) -ward, unto, with (-in)