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Ancient Greek

Etymology

A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment

Pronunciation

  • μετά / meta / met-ah'

Preposition

μετά

  1. amid(local or causal);
    • modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined;
    • occupying an intermediate position between ἀπό   G575 or ἐκ   G1537 and εἰς   G1519 or πρός   G4314;
    • less intimate than ἐν   G1722, and less close than σύν   G4862:
    • after (-ward),X that he again, against, among, X and, + follow, hence, hereafter, in, of, (up-) on, + our, X and setting, since, (un-) to, + together, when, with (+ -out).
    • Often used in composition, in substantially the same relations of participation or proximity, and transfer or sequence.

References


Greek

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [me̞ˈta]

Adverb

μετά (metá)

  1. afterwards

Preposition

μετά (metá)

  1. after
  2. with
    • μετά τιμής (as closing phrase in a letter)

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