ἔργον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *wérgon, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom. Cognates include Old English weorc (English work), Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬆𐬨(varəzəm), and Old Armenian գործ (gorc).

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Noun[edit]

ἔργον (érgonn (genitive ἔργου); second declension

  1. deed, doing, action
  2. labour, work, task
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: ergo-
  • Greek: έργο (érgo)
  • French: ergol
  • Italian: ergol
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

ἔργον (érgon)

  1. first-person singular/third-person plural imperfect active indicative of ἔργω (érgō)

Participle[edit]

ἔργον (érgon)

  1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular of ἔργων (érgōn)