ἀνά

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

PrepositionEdit

ᾰ̓νᾰ́ (aná) (governs the genitive, dative, and accusative)

  1. (+ genitive) (rare) on board
  2. (+ dative) (of location) on, upon
  3. (+ accusative)
    1. up, upwards, along
    2. in sequence, each, throughout
    3. up to
    4. (of amounts) at a rate, speed, or price of, for
    5. (of time) translatable with an adverbial noun phrase
      ἀνὰ πᾶσαν ἡμέρανanà pâsan hēméranevery day
      ἀνὰ πᾶν ἔτοςanà pân étosevery year

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ανά (aná)

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