-έω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a merger of at least two Proto-Indo-European suffixes:

  • *-eyé-, a compound suffix of the morphemes below. Cognates include most Latin -īre (fourth conjugation) verbs, some -ēre (second conjugation) verbs, some Germanic *-janą verbs, Sanskrit denominative verbs in [script?] (-áyati)[Devanagari?].
    • *-e- (noun thematic vowel) +
    • *-yé- (denominative suffix) attached to athematic stems.
  • *-éye- (causative suffix). Cognates include Latin causatives in -ēre (second conjugation), some Germanic causative *-janą verbs, Sanskrit causative verbs in [script?] (-áyati)[Devanagari?].

There may be others.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-έω (-éō)

  1. Used to form verbs from nouns, adjectives and other verbs.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Category Ancient Greek words suffixed with -έω not found

Related terms[edit]