μένω

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

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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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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μένω (ménō)

Verb[edit]

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

  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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