ἄγω

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See also: άγω

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *ágō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti, from the root *h₂eǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.ɡɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɣo/
  • 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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