τρώγω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terh₁-. Probably cognate with Old Armenian արածեմ (aracem). Beekes finds the IE etymology unconvincting and suggests a Pre-Greek origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

τρώγω (trṓgō)

  1. To gnaw, to nibble, to munch.
  2. To eat vegetables, fruit or dessert.
  3. (simply) To eat.

Inflection[edit]

Also: future: ἔδομαι (édomai), aorist 2: ἔφαγον (éphagon), present perfect: ἐδήδοκα (edḗdoka), pluperfect: ἐδηδόκειν (edēdókein)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: τρώω (tróo)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

τρώγω (trógo) (past έφαγα, passive τρώγομαι)

  1. Alternative form of τρώω (tróo)

Conjugation[edit]