σύν

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Homeric and Early Attic ξύν ‎(xún) and Mycenaean ku-su- are its supposed early form. If not, with difficulty ( -υ- < *-o- is expected, but -σ- < *-s- and -σ- < *-ξ- are not), from Proto-Indo-European *som-, from *sem-, it might be a composition of this and one other element.

PronunciationEdit

 

PrepositionEdit

σῠ́ν ‎(sún) ‎(invokes dative)

  1. beside, with.

Usage notesEdit

  • In compounds it has similar applications, including completeness.

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