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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to αἴνυμαι (aínumai), αἶσα (aîsa), αἴτιος (aítios), διαιτάω (diaitáō).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ai̯.té.ɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛˈtɛ.o/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɛˈte.o/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /eˈte.o/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /eˈte.o/
  • VerbEdit

    αἰτέω (aitéō)

    1. (usually transitive) to ask for, crave, demand, beg [+accusative = something], [+two accusatives = something from someone]; or with object omitted
      1. (transitive) to ask for [+accusative and infinitive = someone to do something]
      2. (logic, transitive) to postulate, assume
    2. (middle, transitive) to ask for oneself, for one's own use or purpose, to claim
    3. (passive, of persons) to have a thing begged of one
      1. (of things) to be asked for

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