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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *h₂érh₃-ye-, a ye-present from the root *h₂erh₃- (to plough). Cognates include Old Armenian արաւր (arawr), Latin arō, Old Church Slavonic орати (orati), and Old English erian (Early Modern English ear). Related to ἄροτρον (árotron, a plough).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.ró.ɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈro.o/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈro.o/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈro.o/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈro.o/
  • VerbEdit

    ἀρόω (aróō)

    1. I plow, till
    2. I sow
    3. I beget
    4. (middle) I enjoy the fruits of tillage

    InflectionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

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