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See also: -igi, igi, iĝi, and īgi


Alternative forms[edit]

  • -ighi (H-system spelling)
  • -igxi (X-system spelling)


From Latin -īscō ‎(to become), alternative form of -ēscō ‎(to become). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)



  1. to become, e.g. ruĝa ‎(red) ⇒ ruĝiĝi ‎(to blush).
  2. to change in state, e.g. stari ‎(to be standing) ⇒ stariĝi ‎(to stand up).
  3. makes intransitive verbs out of transitive ones, e.g. komenci ‎(to begin) (tr) ⇒ komenciĝi ‎(to begin) (intr).
    La spegulo rompiĝis.
    The mirror broke.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The definitions above are related to each other and not mutually exclusive.

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