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Etymology of Greek English words


2 per unit Virtual OK

I will give etymology of English words with Greek root
and related English words.
2 symbi per word you suggest
(nothing if word has no Greek root or I can't find related words).

Why this is useful:
Offering alternative English words, if any, that have similar root,
may help you remember their meaning.
Overall you will remember/understand your language better.
You will get the chance to learn Greek words at the same time.

pedagogy - Modern Greek (MG): παιδαγωγία =
formal practice of teaching children (in a way showing children
the right way/"leading" them)

First component - pedi/pedo = child (MG: παιδί)
Similar words -
pediatrician/pedophile/pedantic (only the first component is actually Greek here) =
child doctor/someone attracted to children/detailed to the point it's like talking to a child

Second component: agoge = upbringing (MG: αγωγή) | verb ago = lead (MG: άγω)
Similar words -
the first of the leading roles

PS Yes it's not easy to find all of these by googling and you are free
to share any findings with me about a word before any request.

Training & Qualifications

I am a Greek student in U.S

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Konstantinos

Jeremy received unit of Etymology of Greek English words from Konstantinos
Sep 13, 2016
Extremely fast and detailed work. Would use again if needed.


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