βόσκω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷeh₃- with inchoative suffix -σκω (-skō). Cognates include βοῦς (boûs, cow) and Lithuanian gúotas.

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Verb[edit]

βόσκω (bóskō)

  1. (of herdsmen) feed, tend
    1. (generally) feed, nourish, support, maintain, keep
  2. (passive, of cattle) feed, graze
    1. (figurative) to be fed or nurtured

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: βόσκω (vósko)

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Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek βόσκω (bóskō, to feed, to graze)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvo.sko/
  • Hyphenation: βό‧σκω

Verb[edit]

βόσκω (vósko) (past βόσκησα, passive βόσκομαι, p‑past βοσκήθηκα, ppp βοσκημένος)

  1. (transitive) graze

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