χέζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰéd-. Cognates include Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬜𐬀𐬲 (zaδah, anus), Sanskrit हद् (had), हदति (hadati, to evacuate, discharge excrement), Old Armenian ձետ (jet, tail, penis), Albanian dhjes (to shit), Kurdish زوتک (zutik, anus).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰéz.dɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkʰɛ.zo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈxe.zo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈçe.zo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈçe.zo/
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    χέζω (khézō)

    1. I excrete faeces, I defecate

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek χέζω (khézō).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /ˈçezo/
    • Hyphenation: χέ‧ζω

    Verb[edit]

    χέζω (chézo) (simple past έχεσα, passive χέζομαι)

    1. (intransitive, colloquial, vulgar) shit, shite, take a shit, crap (defecate)
      Που είναι η τουαλέτα; Πρέπει να χέσω.Pou eínai i toualéta? Prépei na chéso.Where's the toilet? I have to shit.
      Κάποιος έχει χέσει εδώ μέσα.Kápoios échei chései edó mésa.Someone's taken a shit in here.
    2. (transitive, colloquial, vulgar) shit, beshit (soil something or someone with faeces)
      Κατά λάθος, έχεσε το βρακί της.Katá láthos, échese to vrakí tis.She shit her knickers by accident.
    3. (transitive, figuratively) scold, berate, bollock, give shit
      Το αφεντικό του τον έχεσε.To afentikó tou ton échese.His boss gave him shit.

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