ας

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek ας (as), from Ancient Greek ἀφές (aphés, let!).

Particle[edit]

ας (as)

  1. added before the dependent or present verb forms to form the hortative and jussive moods:
    Ας πάμε.As páme.Let's go!
    Ας γκρινιάζει.As gkriniázei.Let him moan.
  2. more literally as an imperative, leave off:
    Ας τ' αστεία.As t' asteía.Cut off (or leave off) the jokes!

Related terms[edit]

  • να (na, subjunctive particle)

Phrygian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ens.

Preposition[edit]

ας (as)

  1. to (+ accusative)