εἶμι

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See also: εἰμί

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey-. Cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀂𐀍𐀳 (i-jo-te), Latin (I go), Sanskrit एति (eti, goes), Hittite 𒄿𒄿𒀀𒋫𒋫 (iyatta, goes), Old Persian 𐎠𐎡𐎫𐎡𐎹 (aitiy, goes), Old Church Slavonic ити (iti), Old English ēode (went).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

εἶμῐ (eîmi)

  1. I shall come, go

Usage notes[edit]

The present indicative (but not the other moods) has a future meaning: "I will go". The rest of the moods and tenses are supplied from ἔρχομαι (érkhomai) and ἦλθον (êlthon).

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