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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *pʰérō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéreti. Cognates include Old English beran (English bear), Latin ferō, Sanskrit भरति (bhárati), and Old Armenian բերեմ (berem).

The aorist ἤνεγκα (ḗnenka, I brought) is from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₂nónḱe, reduplicated perfect of *h₂neḱ- (to reach). Cognates include Old Irish ·ánaic (preterite of ·icc) and Sanskrit आनंश (ānáṃśa, I have attained) (perfect of अश्नुते (aśnuté)).

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VerbEdit

φέρω (phérō)

  1. to bring, bear, carry

Usage notesEdit

Both φέρω (phérō) and ἄγω (ágō) mean “bring”, but φέρω (phérō) is used when the object is an inanimate object, while ἄγω (ágō) is used when the object is animate (a person or animal).

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GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • φέρνω (férno, to carry something a distance)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φέρω (phérō), from Proto-Hellenic *pʰérō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

VerbEdit

φέρω (féro) (simple past έφερα, passive form φέρνομαι)

  1. bear, carry (decoration, injuries, scars)

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