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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *aweřřō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wer- and the suffix *-yéti. Cognate with Old Armenian գեր(ger).

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VerbEdit

ἀείρω ‎(aeírō) (Epic, Ionic, poetic)

  1. (transitive) to lift up, raise, support
    1. (of armies, ships, transitive) to get the fleet under sail
  2. (transitive) to bear, sustain
  3. (transitive) to raise up, exalt
    1. (transitive) to raise by words, praise, extol
  4. (transitive) to lift and take away, remove
    1. (transitive, with genitive) to take away from
    2. (Koine, transitive) to take off, kill
  5. (middle voice, transitive) to take up for oneself, to win, gain
    1. (transitive) to take upon oneself, undergo
      1. (transitive) to undertake, begin
    2. (transitive) to raise up
    3. (transitive) to take away

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