βαπτίζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βάπτω (báptō, I dip) +‎ -ῐ́ζω (-ízō).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

βᾰπτῐ́ζω (baptízō)

  1. to dip, plunge
  2. to immerse
  3. (passive) to drown, sink (of ships)
  4. to get wet, soak
  5. to wash, clean with water, clean by dipping or submerging
  6. (passive) to bathe
  7. to draw water (or other liquid)
  8. (Christianity) to baptize
  9. (passive) to perform ablutions

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