-σσω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *-ťťō, from a stem ending in the consonants *k, *kʰ, *kʷ, *kʷʰ, *t, *tʰ, or *g + the Proto-Indo-European present suffixes *-yeti (transitive imperfective suffix) or *-yéti (intransitive imperfective suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Suffix[edit]

-σσω (-ssō) (Epic, Ionic, Doric, Aeolic, Koine)

  1. A suffix forming the present stem of some verbs from stems in the consonants τ, θ, κ, χ, γ (t, th, k, kh, g)

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