τρέχω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰregʰ- (to run).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

τρέχω (trékhō)

  1. (of people) to run
    1. (of things) to move quickly
  2. to run over
    1. to run a course, a heat

Inflection[edit]

The verb is suppleted with forms from δρᾰμοῦμαι (dramoûmai), for the future and aorist (from *δρέμω). The synonym θέω (théō) also is suppleted by the same forms.

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek τρέχω (trékhō), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰregʰ- (to run).

Verb[edit]

τρέχω (trécho) (simple past έτρεξα, passive —)

  1. run, move quickly, sprint
    Έτρεξα για να προλάβω το τρένο.Étrexa gia na prolávo to tréno.I ran to catch the train.
  2. flee, run away
  3. flow, flow from, run
    Τρέχει η μύτη μου.Tréchei i mýti mou.My nose runs.
    Το ποτάμι τρέχειTo potámi trécheiThe river flows.
  4. run, execute (a computer or computer program)
    Θα μπορούμε να τρέχουμε προγράμματα Windows.
    Tha boroúme na tréchoume prográmmata Windows.
    We shall be able to run Windows programs.

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