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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Byzantine Greek ξεκινῶ (xekinô) from the ancient ἐκκινῶ (ekkinô) with ἐκ > ξε. Morphologically, from ξε- +‎ κινώ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kseˈci.no/
  • Hyphenation: ξε‧κι‧νώ

VerbEdit

ξεκινάω (xekináo) (simple past ξεκίνησα, passive —), contracted: ξεκινώ

  1. (intransitive) start out, start off, set off, pull away
  2. (transitive) start, commence

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