νικάω

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From νίκη ‎(níkē) +‎ -άω ‎(-áō).

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νῑκάω ‎(nīkáō)

  1. (intransitive) to win, be the winner, conquer
    1. to prevail, be superior
    2. (of opinions) to prevail
    3. (rare) to succeed [+infinitive = at doing]
      • Psalm.Solom 4.13
    4. (law) I win my cause [+accusative = the cause]
  2. (transitive) to conquer, vanquish, beat
    1. (law, rare) to win (one's case) against
    2. I overpower

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Verb[edit]

νικάω ‎(nikáo) ‎(simple past νίκησα, passive form νικιέμαι)

  1. Alternative form of νικώ ‎(nikó)

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