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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἔχω (ékhō, to have).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈexo/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: έ‧χω

VerbEdit

έχω (écho) (simple past είχα, passive -)

  1. have
    έχω αυτοκίνητοécho aftokínitoI have a car
    έχω πονοκέφαλοécho ponokéfaloI have a headache
    Μήπως έχεις ένα στυλό;Mípos écheis éna styló?Do you have a pen?
  2. be (have a property, characteristic)
    Έχει κρύο σήμερα.Échei krýo símera.It is cold today.
  3. feel, have feelings
    Τι έχεις; Γιατί κλαις;Ti écheis? Giatí klais?What's [wrong] with you? Why are you crying?
  4. (grammar, auxiliary verb) have +verbs (or participles) to form perfect tenses.
    έχω διαβάσειécho diaváseiI have read

Usage notesEdit

ConjugationEdit

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