ζώννυμι

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *yeh₃s-, related to Lithuanian júosta (girdle), Latvian jôsta (girdle), Avestan 𐬫𐬁𐬵-(yāh-, girdle), 𐬫𐬁𐬯𐬙𐬀(yāsta, girdled), Albanian gjesh (to gird).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

ζώννῡμι (zṓnnūmi)

  1. to gird; especially to gird round the loins in wrestling
  2. (in the mediopassive)
    1. to gird oneself, especially of athletes
    2. (generally) to gird up one's loins for battle
  3. (passive)
    1. to be fastened by means of girths
    2. to be formed in belts and seams

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