που

See also: πού

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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*kʷ-

See ποῦ ‎(poû).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdverbEdit

που ‎(pou)

  1. (enclitic) anywhere, somewhere
  2. possibly, perhaps
  3. about, approximately

ReferencesEdit

  • που in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «που» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «που» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «που» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.

GreekEdit

ConjunctionEdit

που ‎(pou)

  1. that
    χαίρομαι που σε βλέπω ξανά.
    I am glad to see you again. (...that I see you again)

PronounEdit

που ‎(pou) ‎(invariable, relative pronoun)

  1. that, who, whom, which
    ο άνθρωπος που είδα στο δρόμο ήταν ένας παλιός μου φίλος. (The man who I saw on the road was an old friend.)
  2. where
    το μέρος που μεγάλωσα (the place where I grew up)

See alsoEdit

  • (interrogative): ποιος ‎(poios, who)
  • (interrogative): πού ‎(poú, where)
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