See also: ἐγώ

GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (contraction) 'γώ ('gó)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐγώ (egṓ, I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eˈɣo/
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  • Hyphenation: ε‧γώ

PronounEdit

εγώ (egóstrong personal pronoun

  1. I
    Εγώ πάλεψα με αίμα, δάκρυα και ιδρώτα …Egó pálepsa me aíma, dákrya kai idróta …I fought with blood, sweat and tears …

Usage notesEdit

  • May become the colloquial 'γώ ('gó) when following a vowel.
    Ξέρω 'γώ;Xéro '?How should I know?

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

εγώ (egón (indeclinable)

  1. (psychology) ego
    Έχει ένα μεγάλο εγώ.Échei éna megálo egó.He has a big ego.
  2. selfishness

Pontic GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐγώ (egṓ, I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. As Modern Greek εγώ (egó).

NounEdit

εγώ (egṓ)

  1. I