διώκω

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Beekes claims it is of Pre-Greek origin.

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

διώκω (diṓkō)

  1. to make to run, set in quick motion
    1. to pursue a person, to chase, hunt
      1. to be a follower of a person, attach oneself to
    2. to pursue an object, seek after
    3. to pursue an argument, to describe
  2. to drive or chase away
  3. to drive, impel, speed
    1. (seemingly intransitive) to drive, drive on, gallop, speed, run
    2. to urge, impel
  4. (law) to prosecute, bring an action against
  5. to persecute

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learnedly, from Ancient Greek διώκω (diṓkō).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðiˈo.ko/
  • Hyphenation: δι‧ώ‧κω

VerbEdit

διώκω (dióko) (past δίωξα, passive διώκομαι)

  1. persecute
  2. seek
  3. (law) prosecute

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