ποτέ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Indefinite form of interrogative πότε (póte, when?).

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ποτέ (poté)

  1. at some time, once, ever
  2. presumably, possibly
  3. whatever, whoever

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ποτέ (poté).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poˈte/
  • Hyphenation: πο‧τέ

Adverb[edit]

ποτέ (poté)

  1. ever, at any time (emphatic)
    Θα σταματήσεις ποτέ αυτή τη φασαρία;Tha stamatíseis poté aftí ti fasaría?Will you ever stop this trouble?
    Γύρισε και είναι καλύτερα από ποτέ.Gýrise kai eínai kalýtera apó poté.He is back and better than ever.
  2. not ever, never (when used with the negative)
    Δεν τρώει ποτέ κρέας.Den tróei poté kréas.He never eats meat.
    Η Ελένη δεν είναι ποτέ στην ώρα της.I Eléni den eínai poté stin óra tis.Eleni is never on time.

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