επιλέγω

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐπιλέγω (epilégō), from ἐπι- (epi-, on, onto) +‎ λέγω (légō, to choose, to say).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /epiˈleɣo/
  • Hyphenation: ε‧πι‧λέ‧γω

VerbEdit

επιλέγω (epilégo) (past επέλεξα, passive επιλέγομαι)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) choose, select, pick (decide upon from a set of options)[1]
    Επέλεξε το πράσινο φόρεμα να φορέσει.
    Epélexe to prásino fórema na forései.
    She chose the green dress to wear.
    Έχεις επιλέξει ακόμα;
    Écheis epiléxei akóma?
    Have you chosen yet?
  2. (intransitive, rare) conclude (to say in conclusion)[2]
    Επιλέγοντας, είπε ότι λυπόταν για ό,τι έκανε.
    Epilégontas, eípe óti lypótan gia ó,ti ékane.
    Concluding, he said he was sorry for what he did.
  3. (different sense for the present participle) επιλεγόμενος: eponymous

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ επιλέγω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ Georgios Babiniotis (2002), “επιλέγω”, in Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας: [] [Dictionary of the New Greek Language] (in Greek), 2nd edition, Athens: Kentro Lexikologias, →ISBN.