προηγούμενος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present participle of προηγέομαι / προηγοῦμαι (proēgoûmai) “to go first, lead” .

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ParticipleEdit

προηγούμενος (proēgoúmenosm (feminine προηγουμένη, neuter προηγούμενον); first/second declension

  1. preceding, going first, leading the way
  2. (expression) κατά (katá) προηγούμενον λόγον (lógon): according to a guiding principle
  3. (in neuter plural): τά προηγούμενα
    1. premises, initial data
    2. (mathematics) forward points (at the same side of a radius vector
    3. (astronomy) τὰ προηγούμενα ζῴδια: the leading signs in the daily movement of the heavens

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  • Greek: προηγούμενος (proïgoúmenos)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present participle of προηγούμαι (proïgoúmai) also functioning as a noun. From Ancient Greek προηγούμενος (proēgoúmenos), present participle of προηγέομαι / προηγοῦμαι (proēgoûmai).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɾo.iˈɣu.me.nos/
  • Hyphenation: προ‧η‧γού‧με‧νος

NounEdit

προηγούμενος (proïgoúmenosm (plural προηγούμενοι)

  1. the preceding, the previous one
    Ο προηγούμενος είπε ότι οι ερωτήσεις της προφορικής εξέτασης ήταν δύσκολες.
    O proïgoúmenos eípe óti oi erotíseis tis proforikís exétasis ítan dýskoles.
    The previous one [student] said that the questions of the oral test were difficult.

DeclensionEdit

Compare to declension of the masculine participle προηγούμενος.

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ParticipleEdit

προηγούμενος (proïgoúmenosm (feminine προηγούμενη, neuter προηγούμενο)

  1. preceding, previous

Usage notesEdit

(formal) learned forms of the participle, functioning mostly as nouns, are inflected in the fashion of Ancient Greek προηγούμενος (proēgoúmenos).

The following substantivized forms have special meanings:

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