ἀνά

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂en-. Cognates include Avestan 𐬀𐬥𐬀 ‎(ana), Old Persian [script needed] ‎(anā), Old English on (English on), Russian на ‎(na).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

ἀνά (+ genitive)

  1. on board

ἀνά (+ dative)

  1. on, upon

ἀνά (+ accusative)

  1. up, upwards, along
  2. in sequence, each, throughout
  3. up to

ReferencesEdit

  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
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