απατώ

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἀπατῶ(apatô)

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απατώ ‎(apató) ‎(simple past απάτησα, passive form απατώμαι)

  1. cheat, scam, defraud, deceive, swindle, bamboozle
    Κάποιοι ζητιάνοι τον απάτησαν την άλλη μέρα στο κέντρο της πόλης.‎ ― Kápoioi zitiánoi ton apátisan tin álli méra sto kéntro tis pólis. ― Some beggars scammed him/swindled him the other day in the city.
  2. be mistaken, err, be deceived by
    Η μνήμη μου ποτέ δεν με απατά.‎ ― I mními mou poté den me apatá. ― My memory is never wrong.
  3. cheat on, deceive, two-time (spouse or partner)
    Η γυναίκα του τον απατούσε δύο χρόνια.‎ ― I gynaíka tou ton apatoúse dýo chrónia. ― His wife was cheating on him for two years.

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  • απάτη f(apáti, deceit, deception)