ek-

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See also: ek, Ek, EK, -ek, ék, ÉK, and -ék

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐκ ‎(ek).[1]

Prefix[edit]

ek-

  1. The prefix ek- indicates that the action it modifies is momentary or just beginning. It marks the inceptive aspect of verbs.
    ek- + krii ("to cry"): ekkrii ("to cry out")
    ek- + kanti ("to sing"): ekkanti ("to begin to sing")

Derived terms[edit]

  • ek ‎(let's go)
  • eki ‎(to begin, to start)
  • eko ‎(beginning, start)

References[edit]

  1. ^ André Cherpillod, Konciza Etimologia Vortaro, 2007

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Prefix form of ek ‎(out of (motion from; made or extracted from; fractional part of), out from, out (forth from), of (made of)).

Prefix[edit]

ek-

  1. (prefix indicating out, out from)
    irar ‎(to go) → ekirar ‎(to go out; exit)

Derived terms[edit]