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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *tk-éh₂- (acquisition), from Proto-Indo-European *tek- (to take by the hand; to receive, obtain).

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κτᾰ́ομαι (ktáomai)

  1. (transitive) to get, obtain, acquire, gain, win
  2. (transitive, of consequences) to bring on oneself, incur
  3. (transitive, perfect and pluperfect) to have acquired, have, own, possess

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