κτίζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tḱey- (to settle). Cognates include Sanskrit क्षेति (kṣeti), Avestan 𐬱𐬀𐬉𐬌𐬙𐬌 (šaēiti) and, via Iranian borrowing, Old Armenian շէն (šēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ktíz.dɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkti.zo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkti.zo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈkti.zo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈkti.zo/
  • Verb[edit]

    κτίζω (ktízō)

    1. to people
    2. to found, build, establish (a city)
    3. to plant (e.g. an orchard)
    4. to create, produce
    5. to make so
    6. to perpetrate

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    Greek[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    κτίζω (ktízo) (simple past έκτισα, passive κτίζομαι)

    1. Alternative form of χτίζω (chtízo)

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