σέβομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tyegʷ- (avoid, yield to). Cognates include Sanskrit त्यक्त (tyaktá, forsaken, abandoned) and त्यजति (tyajati, to forsake, abandon) and Avestan 𐬌𐬚𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬘𐬀𐬵- (iθaiiajah-), 𐬌𐬚𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬘𐬀𐬵- (iθiiejah-).

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σέβομαι (sébomai)

  1. to feel awe or fear before God, especially when about to do something disgraceful; to feel shame, religious awe

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σέβομαι (sébomai).

Verb[edit]

σέβομαι (sévomai) (simple past σεβάστηκα, deponent)

  1. respect

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