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Ancient GreekEdit


From a merger of at least two Proto-Indo-European suffixes:

  • *-eyé-, a compound suffix of the morphemes below. Cognates include most Latin -īre (fourth conjugation) verbs, some -ēre (second conjugation) verbs, some Germanic *-janą verbs, Sanskrit denominative verbs in [script needed] (-áyati)[Devanagari needed].
    • *-e- (noun thematic vowel) +
    • *-yé- (denominative suffix) attached to athematic stems.
  • *-éye- (causative suffix). Cognates include Latin causatives in -ēre (second conjugation), some Germanic causative *-janą verbs, Sanskrit causative verbs in [script needed] (-áyati)[Devanagari needed].

There may be others.




-έω (-éō)

  1. Used to form verbs from nouns, adjectives and other verbs.


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