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Cognate class 4897

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Citation: Chantraine, Pierre. 1968-1980. Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grec. Paris: ... Pages: View "L'étymologie n'est pas établie."
Citation: Beekes, Robert. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Leiden: Brill. Pages: View The root μαχ- is isolated in Greek and there has not yet been a convincing etymology proposed. Beekes supposes the root may be a borrowing from Pre-Greek.
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1 Ancient Greek μάχομαι mákʰomai̯ fight Inf. μάχεσθαι. (with, +dat.); etym. dub. (Buck), but see 'stab' in /lexeme/7431/. ★★★ View