GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek ας (as), from Ancient Greek ἀφές (aphés, let!).

ParticleEdit

ας (as)

  1. added before the dependent or present verb forms to form the hortative and jussive moods:
    Ας πάμε.As páme.Let's go!
    Ας γκρινιάζει.As gkriniázei.Let him moan.
  2. more literally as an imperative, leave off:
    Ας τ' αστεία.As t' asteía.Cut off (or leave off) the jokes!

Related termsEdit

  • να (na, subjunctive particle)

PhrygianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ens.

PrepositionEdit

ας (as)

  1. to (+ accusative)