Prepositions with the genitive: distance

The prepositions ἀπό and ἐκ with the genitive signal a distance. Less frequent are ἄνευ and ἔξω.

Translation tips

'away from, far from'

Example Sentences: 


καὶ τὰς μὲν ναῦς Βελισάριος ἐκέλευεν ἐν τῷ λιμένι ἔξω βελῶν ὄντι ὁρμίζεσθαι

And Belisarius commanded his fleet to moor in the harbour, which was out of range.