σβήνω

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From Ancient Greek σβέννυμι ‎(sbénnumi, put out, verb).

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σβήνω ‎(svíno); simple past: έσβησα (ésvisa); passive form: σβήνομαι (svínomai)

  1. put out, extinguish (candle, fire, cigarette)
  2. blow out (candle)
  3. turn off, switch off (light, radio, etc)
  4. erase, rub out (error)
  5. slake, quench (thirst)
  6. stall (car)
  7. (slang) die, expire

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