εὔχομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *eukʰomai (compare Mycenaean Greek 𐀁𐀄𐀐𐀵 (e-u-ke-to, εὔχεται)[1]), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éwgʰ-e-ti, metathesized thematic present from *h₁wegʷʰ- (to promise, to praise). Cognates include Sanskrit ओहते (óhate), वाघत् (vāghát), Avestan 𐬀𐬊𐬘𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬈(aojaite), Old Armenian գոգեմ (gogem), and Latin voveō.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

εὔχομαι (eúkhomai)

  1. to pray, offer prayers
  2. to pray for, wish for, long for
  3. to vow or promise to do
  4. to profess loudly, to boast, vaunt

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Derived terms[edit]

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with suffixes:

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Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “εὔχομαι”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre

Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈef.xo.me/
  • Hyphenation: εὔ‧χο‧μαι

Verb[edit]

εὔχομαι (eὔchomai)

  1. Polytonic spelling of εύχομαι (éfchomai)