ἔχω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *seǵʰ-. Cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀐, Sanskrit सहते (sahate) and Old English siġe.

Verb[edit]

ἔχω (ekhō) future: ἕξω/σχήσω aorist: ἔσχον/ἔσχα/ἔσχοσα perfect: ἔσχηκα perfect m/p: ἔσχημαι aorist passive: εἶχθην/ἐσχέθην

  1. I have, possess, contain, own
  2. I have, hold, grip, bear
  3. I have, stand in close relation to
  4. I can, am able
  5. I keep, remain
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Etymology 2[edit]

From * ϝεχέτω, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ- (to move, drive). Cognates include Latin vehō, Sanskrit वहति (váhati) and Old English wegan (English weigh).

Verb[edit]

ἔχω (ekhō) aorist: ἔϝεξα

  1. to bear, carry, bring
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