στάζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Stem *σταγ-jω, of unknown etymon. See σταγών f (stagṓn, drop).[1]. Unrelated to the Latin stagnum or the Welsh taen.[2]

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στάζω (stázō)

  1. drop, let fall drop by drop
  2. leak
  3. drip, trickle
  4. (of ripe fruit) drop off

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hofmann, J. B. (1949), “στάζω”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Griechischen (in German), Munich: R. Oldenbourg
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “στάζω”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στάζω.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsta.zo/
  • Hyphenation: στά‧ζω

Verb[edit]

στάζω (stázo) (simple past έσταξα, passive —) (rare passive στάζομαι, passive past στάχτηκα)[1]

  1. (transitive, intransitive) drip
  2. leak
  3. (in the passive) stain myself by dripping
  4. (colloquial, idiomatic) pay

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  1. ^ στάζω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.