όντας

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See also: ὄντας and οντάς

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄντας (óntas), plural accusative of the present participle ὤν (ṓn) of the verb εἰμί (I am).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈon.das/
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  • Hyphenation: ό‧ντας

Participle[edit]

όντας (óntas) (indeclinable)

  1. Present participle of είμαι (eímai): being
    Όντας απαισιόδοξος, δεν ελπίζει σε τίποτα!
    Óntas apaisiódoxos, den elpízei se típota!
    Being pessimistic, he/she/it hopes for nothing!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Similar function with the dated declinable present participle o ων (masculine), η ούσα (feminine), τo ον (neuter), after the Ancient Greek participle ὤν (ṓn).

Participle[edit]

όντας (óntas)

  1. (dated) Accusative plural masculine form of ων (on). (rarely used)