ζω

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From Ancient Greek ζῶ ().

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ζω (zo) (simple past έζησα)

  1. (most senses) live
    Ζει πιά ο κύριος Παναγιώτης;Zei piá o kýrios Panagiótis?Is Mr Panagiotis still alive?
    Ζούσα τότε στη Γερμανία.Zoúsa tóte sti Germanía.I lived then in Germany.
  2. (figuratively) live on, endure (continue to exist)
    Η μνήμη του θα ζει για πάντα στις καρδιές μας.I mními tou tha zei gia pánta stis kardiés mas.His memory will live on in our hearts.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) support, sustain (financially)
    Με τέτοιο μισθό, πώς να ζήσει την οικογένειά του;Me tétoio misthó, pós na zísei tin oikogéneiá tou?With such a salary, how can he support his family?

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