δέχομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From Proto-Indo-European *deḱ-.

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δέχομαι (dékhomai) (Attic)

  1. To accept, receive

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek δέχομαι (dékhomai).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈðe.xo.me/
  • Hyphenation: δέ‧χο‧μαι

Verb[edit]

δέχομαι (déchomai) deponent (past δέχτηκα/δέχθηκα)

  1. accept, receive
    δέχομαι συγχαρητήριαdéchomai syncharitíriaI receive congratulations (praisings)
    δέχομαι μια σφαίραdéchomai mia sfaíraI receive a bullet (I am shot)
    Δέχτηκα ένα τηλεφώνημα.
    Déchtika éna tilefónima.
    I received a phone call.
    Δέχεσαι τον Γιάννη για σύζυγό σου; — Δέχομαι.
    Déchesai ton Giánni gia sýzygó sou? — Déchomai.
    Do you accept John as your husband? — I do (accept).

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