μένω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *men-. Cognates include Latin maneō.

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mé.nɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.no/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈme.no/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈme.no/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈme.no/
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    μένω (ménō)

    1. I stay, wait
      1. (in battle) I stand fast
      2. I stay where I am
      3. I lodge
      4. I tarry; I loiter, am idle
      5. (of things) I am lasting; I remain, stand
      6. (of condition) I remain
      7. I abide by
      8. (impersonal, with infinitive) it remains
    2. (of persons) I await, expect
      1. I wait for (accusative) to (infinitive)

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek μένω (ménō)

    Verb[edit]

    μένω (méno) (simple past έμεινα, passive -)

    1. (intransitive) stay, reside, live (somewhere)
      δεν μένω πια εδώden méno pia edóI don't live here anymore
      Οι γονείς μου τότε έμεναν στο ΚιόνιOi goneís mou tóte émenan sto KióniMy parents were then living in Kioni.
    2. (copulative) stay, remain (in a condition)
      μένω ανύπαντροςméno anýpantrosI remain single
    3. (intransitive) remain, be left over
      δεν μένει τίποταden ménei típotathere is nothing left
    4. (transitive) fail (examination)

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