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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey-. Cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀂𐀍𐀳 (i-jo-te), Latin (I go), Sanskrit एति (eti, goes), Hittite 𒄿𒄿𒀀𒀜𒋫 (i-ya-at-ta /iyatta/, goes), Old Persian 𐎠𐎡𐎫𐎡𐎹 (aitiy, goes), Old Church Slavonic ити (iti), Old English ēode (went).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

εἶμῐ (eîmi)

  1. I shall come, go

Usage notesEdit

The present indicative (but not the other moods) has a future meaning: "I will go". The rest of the moods and tenses supply verb ἔρχομαι (érkhomai, I come) with Present subjunctive, optative, and with Imperfect. (Also, see ἦλθον (êlthon)).

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