μαθεύομαι

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the stem μαθ- of μαθαίνω (mathaíno, learn) + suffix -εύομαι (compare λαθεύω (lathévo, make mistake).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈθe.vo.me/
  • Hyphenation: μα‧θεύ‧ο‧μαι

VerbEdit

μαθεύομαι (mathévomai) deponent (past μαθεύτηκε)

  1. transpire, become known
    Τα νέα μαθεύονται γρήγορα.
    Ta néa mathévontai grígora.
    News become known (spread) fast.
    Δεν μαθεύτηκε τίποτα, το κρατούν όλοι επτασφράγιστο μυστικό.
    Den mathéftike típota, to kratoún óloi eptasfrágisto mystikó.
    Nothing was made known, everyone keeps is it as a closely guarded secret.
  2. (impersonal: 3rd person singular, especially in simple past tense) become known, publicised, it is rumoured
    see: μαθεύεται (mathévetai), μαθεύτηκε (mathéftike)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ μαθεύομαι in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ Georgios Babiniotis (2002) , “μαθεύομαι”, in Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας: [] [Dictionary of the New Greek Language] (in Greek), 2nd edition, Athens: Kentro Lexikologias, →ISBN.
  3. ^ Jordanidou, Anna (2004) Τα ρήματα της νέας ελληνικής [Modern Greek Verbs], Athens: Patakis Publishers p.367