χορταίνω

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Mediaeval Byzantine Greek χορταίνω (khortaínō), from Ancient Greek χορτάζω (khortázō, fatten -of cattle-, later sense feed) and metaplasm to the verb suffix -αίνω (-aíno).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xoɾˈte.no/
  • Hyphenation: χορ‧ταί‧νω

Verb[edit]

χορταίνω (chortaíno) (simple past χόρτασα, passive —)

  1. (intransitive) glut, satiate
  2. (transitive) glut somebody, satiate somebody

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References[edit]

  1. ^ χορταίνω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “χορταίνω”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre