bėgti

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰegʷ-

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *beˀg-; cognate with Latvian bêgt, Proto-Slavic *bě̋gati ‎(to flee, run). From Proto-Indo-European *bʰegʷ- ‎(run, flee), with long vowel due to Winter's Law. Cognate with Ancient Greek φέβομαι ‎(phébomai, flee, take flight). Possibly also Tocharian A pukäl, Tocharian B pikul ‎(year).

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Verb[edit]

bė́gti ‎(third-person present tense bė́ga, third-person past tense bė́go)

  1. to run
    bėgsi greitai ar lėtai?
    will you run quickly or slowly?
  2. to hurry
  3. to run away, escape
  4. to pass, elapse
  5. to flow, run

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