γαμέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From γάμος (gámos, marriage, matrimony) +‎ -έω (-éō, denominative verbal suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

γαμέω (gaméō) first-singular present indicative

  1. to marry (a wife)
  2. (middle voice) to give oneself in marriage, to marry (a man)
  3. (middle voice) to get a spouse for, to betroth (generally of parents for their children)
  4. to take (a woman) as a lover
  5. (euphemistic) to have sex with

Inflection[edit]

Note that one of the future forms is identical to the present:

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: γαμώ (gamó, to fuck)

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