ἄγω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-. Cognates include Sanskrit अजति (ajati, to drive, propel, cast), Avestan 𐬀𐬰𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 (azaiti), Old Armenian ածեմ (acem), Latin agō and Old Norse aka (to drive).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

ᾰ̓́γω (ágō)

  1. (transitive) To lead, fetch, bring along (a living creature), take with
  2. (transitive) To carry off as captives or booty
  3. (transitive) To guide, command (an army, a ship); to march in war
  4. (transitive) To draw out (a line, wall, and so on)
  5. (geometry) To draw (a line) or describe (a plane)
  6. (transitive) To hold (an event); to celebrate or observe (festival)
  7. (transitive) To weigh down a scale by a certain amount, to have a certain weight
  8. (middle) I take for myself

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Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (bring a living creature): φέρω (phérō, to bring an inanimate thing)

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