γείνομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥h₁-yé-tor. Cognate with γίγνομαι (gígnomai), Latin gigno, gnatus and Sanskrit जनति (jánati).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡěː.no.mai̯/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɡi.no.mɛ/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɣi.no.mɛ/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈʝi.no.me/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈʝi.no.me/
  • Verb[edit]

    γείνομαι (geínomai)

    1. I am born
    2. I beget, bring into being

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