φαντάζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φᾰντός (phantós, visible) +‎ -ᾰ́ζω (-ázō), verbal adjective of φαίνω (phaínō, I cause to appear, bring to light).

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φᾰντᾰ́ζω (phantázō)

  1. to show; to make visible
  2. (in the mediopassive) to place before one's mind, to picture to oneself, to imagine
  3. (passive) to become visible, appear
    1. to be heard
    2. to be terrified by visions or phantasms

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and see φαίνω (phaínō)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φᾰντᾰ́ζω (phantázō, make visible). Passive voice, from the ancient middle voice φᾰντᾰ́ζομαι (phantázomai, imagine).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fanˈda.zo/
  • Hyphenation: φα‧ντά‧ζω

Verb[edit]

φαντάζω (fantázo) (simple past φάνταξα, passive φαντάζομαι) (the passive, with different sense)

  1. (informal): give the impression. +accusative or + σαν (san, like)
    1. seems, look like
      Μπροστά σ' αυτό, όλα φαντάζουν ασήμαντα.
      Brostá s' aftó, óla fantázoun asímanta.
      Compared to that, everything seems trivial.
    2. I make a sensation as, stand out
      Όταν μπήκε στην αίθουσα, φάνταζε σαν σταρ του κινηματογράφου με τη χρυσή τουαλέτα της.
      Ótan bíke stin aíthousa, fántaze san star tou kinimatográfou me ti chrysí toualéta tis.
      When she entered the room, she looked like a movie star in her gold gown.
  2. (informal, intransitive) impressed by
    Μου φάνταξε το κόκκινο φουστάνι, και το αγόρασα.
    Mou fántaxe to kókkino foustáni, kai to agórasa.
    The red dress caught my eye, and I bought it
  3. (passive with different sense) seeφαντάζομαι (fantázomai, imagine)

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