διαλέγω

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From δια- (dia-) +‎ λέγω (légō, to speak, choose, gather).

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VerbEdit

διαλέγω (dialégō)

  1. I choose, gather, pick (out), select.

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The middle form διαλέγομαι (dialégomai) is a deponent in its own right.

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek διαλέγω (dialégō), from δια- (dia-) +‎ λέγω (légo) (sense "choose" of ancient λέγω (légō)).
For the passive voice sense "discuss", a learned internal borrowing from Ancient Greek διαλέγομαι (dialégomai) (sense "say, tell" of ancient λέγω (légō))

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðʝaˈle.ɣo/, /ði̯aˈle.ɣo/
  • Hyphenation: δι‧α‧λέ‧γω

VerbEdit

διαλέγω (dialégo) (past διάλεξα, passive διαλέγομαι, p‑past διαλέχτηκα, ppp διαλεγμένος)

  1. choose, select, pick out
  2. and see: διαλέγομαι (dialégomai) (passive voice, deponent in its own right: sense "discuss")

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