δίνω

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The earlier form is δίδω (dído), from Byzantine Greek δίδω (dídō), from Ancient Greek δίδωμι (dídōmi), from Proto-Indo-European *dédeh₃ti, reduplicated present of *deh₃- (to give).

Verb[edit]

δίνω (díno) (past έδωσα, passive δίνομαι)

  1. give (pass something; transfer ownership)
    Δίνει το βιβλίο.Dínei to vivlío.She gives the book.
    Δώσε μου λίγο το μολύβι σου.Dóse mou lígo to molývi sou.Give me your pencil.
  2. give, hold (an event)
    Η Ελένη έδωσε ένα πάρτι γενεθλίων.
    I Eléni édose éna párti genethlíon.
    Eleni threw a birthday party.

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