ἐλαύνω

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁elh₂- (to drive).[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

ἐλαύνω (elaúnō)

  1. drive, set in motion
  2. (of going in conveyances)
    1. (transitive) ride a horse, drive a chariot, sail a ship
    2. (intransitive) go, ride, sail
  3. drive away
    1. persecute, plague
  4. strike with a weapon, hit one thing against another
    1. beat out metal, forge

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rix, Helmut, editor (2001) Lexikon der indogermanischen Verben [Lexicon of Indo-European Verbs] (in German), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, →ISBN, page 209

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