αἰτέω

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Etymology[edit]

Related to αἴνυμαι (aínumai), αἶσα (aîsa), αἴτιος (aítios), διαιτάω (diaitáō).

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αἰτέω (aitéō)

  1. (usually transitive) to ask for, crave, demand, beg [+accusative = something], [+two accusatives = something from someone]; or with object omitted
    1. (transitive) to ask for [+accusative and infinitive = someone to do something]
    2. (logic, transitive) to postulate, assume
  2. (middle, transitive) to ask for oneself, for one's own use or purpose, to claim
  3. (passive, of persons) to have a thing begged of one
    1. (of things) to be asked for

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