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



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  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 termsEdit

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