φέρω

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*bʰer-

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

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

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

φέρω ‎(phérō)

  1. I bring, bear, carry

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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 (éfera); passive form: φέρνομαι (férnomai)

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

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