εἶμι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey-. Cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀂𐀍𐀳 (i-jo-te), Latin (I go), Sanskrit एति (eti, goes), Hittite 𒄿𒄿𒀀𒋫𒋫 (goes), Old Persian 𐎠𐎡𐎫𐎡𐎹 (goes), Old Church Slavonic ити (iti).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

εἶμῐ (eîmi)

  1. I come, go

Usage notes[edit]

The indicative present (but not other moods) has a future sense. Other moods and tenses are suppleted from ἔρχομαι (érkhomai).

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