See also: ἀκούω

Greek

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Ancient Greek ἀκούω, from Proto-Hellenic *akouhō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱh₂owsyéti.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [aˈkuo]
  • Hyphenation: α‧κού‧ω

Verb

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ακούω (akoúo) (past άκουσα, passive ακούγομαι, p‑past ακούστηκα, ppp ακουσμένος)

  1. (transitive) to hear
    Άκουσα κάποια δυσάρεστα νέα.
    Ákousa kápoia dysáresta néa.
    I heard some bad news.
  2. (transitive) to listen, listen to
    Άκουγαν τη διάλεξη.
    Ákougan ti diálexi.
    They were listening to the lecture.
    Άκουσέ με!
    Ákousé me!
    Listen to me!
  3. (intransitive) to hear (to have the ability to hear)
    Οι κωφοί δεν ακούνε.
    Oi kofoí den akoúne.
    Deaf people cannot hear.

Conjugation

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Derived terms

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