σέβομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tyegʷ- (avoid, yield to). Cognates include Sanskrit [script?] (tyaktás, forsaken, abandoned)/त्यजति (tyajati , to forsake, abandon) and Avestan [script?] (iɵayaǰah-, iɵyeǰah-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

σέβομαι (sebomai)

  1. to feel awe or fear before God, especially when about to do something disgraceful; to feel shame, religious awe
    1. (post-Homeric) to honour with pious awe, to worship, venerate

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σέβομαι (sébomai).

Verb[edit]

σέβομαι (sévomai)    simple past:  σεβάστηκα (sevástika)

  1. respect

Conjugation[edit]