γίγνομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-. Cognate to Latin gigno.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

γίγνομαι (gignomai) future: γενήσομαι aorist: ἐγενόμην perfect: γέγονα perfect m/p: γεγένημαι aorist passive: ἐγενήθην

  1. to come into being
    1. (of people) to be born
    2. (of things) to be produced
    3. (of events) to take place
  2. (followed by a predicate) to become

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 7th edition