μένω

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From Proto-Indo-European *men-. Cognates include Latin maneō.

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μένω (ménō)

  1. I stay, wait
    1. (in battle) I stand fast
    2. I stay where I am
    3. I lodge
    4. I tarry; I loiter, am idle
    5. (of things) I am lasting; I remain, stand
    6. (of condition) I remain
    7. I abide by
    8. (impersonal, with infinitive) it remains
  2. (of persons) I await, expect
    1. I wait for (accusative) to (infinitive)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μένω (ménō)

Verb[edit]

μένω (méno)    simple past:  έμεινα (émeina)

  1. stay, reside, live (somewhere)
    δεν μένω πια εδώ (I don't live here anymore)
  2. stay, remain (in a condition)
    μένω ανύπαντρος (I remain single)
  3. remain, be left over
    δεν μένει τίποτα (there is nothing left)
  4. fail (examination)

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