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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to some scholars (Beekes), of Pre-Greek origin, whilst others (Uhlenbeck) consider it cognate with Sanskrit रमते (rámate, he calms down, he enjoys), Lithuanian rimti (calm down), Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌼𐌹𐍃 (rimis, tranquility).

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ἐρᾰ́ω (eráō)

  1. (construed with the genitive of person or with a cognate accusative) I love with sexual passion, I am in love with
  2. (without sexual reference) I love warmly (opposed to φιλέω)
  3. (construed with the genitive of thing or with an infinitive) I love or desire passionately (to do [something] – when construed with an infinitive)
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  • In the active voice, this verb only occurs in the present and imperfect tenses; for all other tenses in the active voice, forms of ἔραμαι (éramai) are supplied.
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ἐρᾱ́ω (erā́ō)

  1. (usually in compounds) I pour forth, I vomit
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