μάσσω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from μακιω (makiō), from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ǵ-ye-, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ǵ-. Cognates include Sanskrit मचतो (macato) [script?], Latin mācerō, and Proto-Germanic *makōną (from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ǵ-eh₂-), hence English make.

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μάσσω (massō) future: μάξω aorist: ἔμαξα perfect active: μέμαχα perfect mediopassive: μέμαγμαι aorist passive: ἐμάχθην, ἐμάγην

  1. I handle, work with my hands, knead
  2. I wipe

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