θέλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Metanalysis of ἐθέλω (ethélō).

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θέλω (thélō)

  1. Alternative spelling of ἐθέλω (ethélō)

Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθɛlɔ/
  • Hyphenation: θέ‧λω

Verb[edit]

θέλω (thélo); simple past: θέλησα (thélisa)

  1. want, would like
    Θα ήθελα δύο μπύρες.Tha íthela dýo býres. ― I would like two beers.
  2. desire
    Ο Σταύρος θέλει την Ελένη.O Stávros thélei tin Eléni. ― Stavros desires Eleni.
  3. need
    Νομίζω ότι θέλεις κούρεμα.Nomízo óti théleis koúrema. ― I think you need a haircut.

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