-ίζω

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See also: ἵζω

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-idyéti (verbal suffix), from *-id- + *-yéti. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *-itjaną, *-atjaną.

The suffix started in denominative verbs in *-id-yō (e.g. elpid-yō > ἐλπίζω (elpízō), cf. ἐλπίς (elpís)), but was later used on stems of all kinds to the number of many thousands.

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Suffix[edit]

-ῐ́ζω (-ízō)

  1. Used to form verbs from nouns, adjectives and other verbs.

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References[edit]

  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press