σέβομαι

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From Proto-Indo-European *tyegʷ- ‎(avoid, yield to). Cognates include Sanskrit त्यक्त ‎(tyaktá, forsaken, abandoned)/त्यजति ‎(tyajati, to forsake, abandon) and Avestan [script needed] ‎(iθayaǰah-, iθyeǰah-).

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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
    1. (post-Homeric) to honour with pious awe, to worship, venerate

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σέβομαι ‎(sébomai).

Verb[edit]

σέβομαι ‎(sévomai) ‎(simple past σεβάστηκα, a deponent verb)

  1. respect

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