εἰμί

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier *εσμί, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (I am, I exist). Cognate with Old Armenian եմ (em). Other cognates include Latin sum, Sanskrit अस्मि (ásmi), Old English eom (English am). More at *h₁es- (to be, exist)

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εἰμί (eimi) future:ἔσομαι

  1. I am

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