εκλέγω

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐκλέγω with sense: "I choose", extended to "elect". Also see verbs: επιλέγω (epilégo), διαλέγω (dialégo), all preserving the ancient sense from λέγω (légō, sense: collect).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eˈkleɣo/
  • Hyphenation: ε‧κλέ‧γω

Verb[edit]

εκλέγω (eklégo) (simple past εξέλεξα, passive εκλέγομαι)

  1. elect

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2002) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary] (in Greek), 2nd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre
  2. ^ εκλέγω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.