ναίω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nes- (to join with, to conceal oneself). See νέομαι (néomai, to go or come back).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

ναίω (naíō)

  1. (present and imperfect only) I dwell, abide
    1. (with accusative of place) I inhabit
    2. (of places) I lie, am situated
  2. (causal, with accusative of place) I give one to dwell in; I make habitable, build
    1. (middle) I found
    2. (passive) I am situated
    3. (with accusative of person) I let one dwell, I settle them
  3. (middle and passive in active sense) I settle

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ναίω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 994

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Verb[edit]

ναίω (naíō)

  1. Alternative form of νάω (náō)