ἵστημι

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *stísteh₂-. Cognates include Sanskrit तिष्ठति (tíṣṭhati) (root √sthā), Latin stō, Old Armenian ստանամ (stanam), Old English standan (English stand).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

ἵστημι (histēmi)

  1. (transitive, active voice of present, imperfect, future, and 1st aorist tenses)
    1. to make to stand, to stand, set
    2. to stop, stay, check
    3. to set up
      1. to cause to rise, to raise, rouse, stir up
      2. to set up, appoint
      3. to establish, institute
    4. to place in the balance, weigh
  2. (intransitive, middle and passive voice, active voice of 2nd aorist, perfect, and pluperfect)
    1. to stand
    2. to stand still
      1. (figuratively) to stand firm
    3. to be set up or upright, to stand up, rise up
      1. (generally) to arise, begin
      2. (in marking time) to be
      3. to be appointed

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ἀνίστημι (anistēmi)
  • ἀνθίστημι (anthistēmi)
  • ἀφίστημι (aphistēmi)
  • διΐστημι (diïstēmi)
  • παρίστημι (paristēmi)
  • περιίστημι (periistēmi)
  • προΐστημι (proïstēmi)
  • προσίστημι (prosistēmi)
  • συνίστημι (sunistēmi)
  • ὑπερίσταμαι (huperistamai)
  • ὑφίστημι (huphistēmi)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 6 April 2014, at 01:20