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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-. Cognates include Latin legō and Albanian mbledh.

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

λέγω (légō)

  1. I put in order, arrange, gather
  2. I choose, count, reckon

Usage notesEdit

All tenses besides present and imperfect are generally limited to Homer and other earlier writers (although they remain in compound words such as ἀπολέγω (apolégō), ἐκλέγω (eklégō), and καταλέγω (katalégō)).

InflectionEdit

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VerbEdit

λέγω (légō)

  1. I say, speak, converse, tell a story
  2. (middle passive) I mean

Usage notesEdit

For the meaning "say, speak", forms derived from other roots are more commonly used (suppletion): the future ἐρέω (eréō), future passive ῥηθήσομαι (rhēthḗsomai), and perfect εἴρηκᾰ (eírēka) from εἴρω (eírō), as well as the aorist εἶπον (eîpon).

InflectionEdit

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GreekEdit

VerbEdit

λέγω (légo) (simple past είπα, passive form λέγομαι)

  1. Alternative form of λέω (léo)

ConjugationEdit