βαστάζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

βαστάζω (bastázō)

  1. to lift, lift up, raise
    1. (figuratively) 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

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Vulgar Latin: *bastō

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Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

βαστάζω (vastázo) (simple past βάσταξα, βάστηξα, passive βαστάζομαι)

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

Conjugation[edit]

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Related terms[edit]