νικάω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From νίκη (níkē) +‎ -άω (-áō).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /niː.ká.ɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /niˈka.o/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /niˈka.o/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /niˈka.o/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /niˈka.o/
  • Verb[edit]

    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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    Greek[edit]

    Verb[edit]

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

    1. Alternative form of νικώ (nikó)

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