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λέω

GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λέγω (légō, say).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈle̞o̞]
  • Hyphenation: λέ‧ω

VerbEdit

λέω (léo); simple past: είπα(eípa); passive form: λέγομαι (légomai)

  1. say, tell
    Tο παιδί είπε την πρώτη του λέξη. (The child said his first word.)
    Ο διευθυντής μου είπε ότι πρέπει να τελειώνουμε. (The director told me that we should finish.)
  2. suggest, advise
    Λέω να πάμε μια βόλτα. (I say that we should go for a walk.)
  3. recite, narrate, recount
  4. call
    Με λένε Γιώργο. (I am called Giorgos.)

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Derived termsEdit

literal translation: "The donkey called the rooster 'big head' (or nob)".