βαστάζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pre-Greek. Has been compared to βαίνω (baínō); Beekes finds this unconvincing.

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Verb[edit]

βαστάζω (bastázō)

  1. to lift, lift up, raise
    1. (figurative) to lift up, exalt, ennoble
  2. to bear, carry
    1. to hold in one's hands
    2. to have in mind, consider, weigh, make proof of
  3. to carry off, take away
  4. to handle, touch

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Descendants[edit]

  • Vulgar Latin: *bastō

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaˈsta.zo/
  • Hyphenation: βα‧στά‧ζω

Verb[edit]

βαστάζω (vastázo) (past βάσταξα/βάστηξα, passive βαστάζομαι, p‑past βαστάχτηκα, ppp βασταγμένος)

  1. carry, support (bring something as a load)
  2. (figurative) bear, withstand (loss, etc)

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