βρίσκω

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from the Mediaeval Byzantine Greek βρίσκω (brískō), from Ancient Greek εὑρίσκω (heurískō).[1]

The simple past comes from the old perfect εὕρηκα (heúrēka).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɾi.sko/
  • Hyphenation: βρί‧σκω

Verb[edit]

βρίσκω (vrísko) (past βρήκα, passive βρίσκομαι)

  1. find, discover, locate
    Βρήκαμε το ξενοδοχείο μας.
    Vríkame to xenodocheío mas.
    We found our hotel.
    Καλώς σας βρήκα.
    Kalós sas vríka.
    Pleased to meet you.
    (literally, “Pleased to have found you.”)
    Βρήκα το Μήτσο κολλημένο στον υπολογιστή!
    Vríka to Mítso kolliméno ston ypologistí!
    I found Mitsos stuck on the computer!
  2. (passive) see → βρίσκομαι (vrískomai)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ βρίσκω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.