δοκιμάζω

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek δοκιμάζω (dokimázō), from δόκιμος (dókimos, acceptable, trustworthy) δοκιμ- + -άζω (-ázo), from δοκέω (dokéō, think, expect).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðo.ciˈma.zo/
  • Hyphenation: δο‧κι‧μά‧ζω

VerbEdit

δοκιμάζω (dokimázo) (past δοκίμασα, passive δοκιμάζομαι, p‑past δοκιμάστηκα, ppp δοκιμασμένος)

  1. (transitive) try, try out
    Δοκίμασες ποτέ πίτσα με ανανά;
    Dokímases poté pítsa me ananá?
    Have you ever tried pineapple pizza?
  2. (transitive) test
  3. (transitive) taste
  4. (intransitive) attempt, try
    Δοκίμασε να σκαρφαλώσει το βουνό.
    Dokímase na skarfalósei to vounó.
    He tried to climb the mountain.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aromanian: dhuchimãsescu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “δοκιμάζω”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre