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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *tyegʷ- (avoid, yield to). Cognates include Sanskrit त्यक्त (tyaktá, forsaken, abandoned) and त्यजति (tyajati, to forsake, abandon) and Avestan 𐬌𐬚𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬘𐬀𐬵-(iθaiiajah-), 𐬌𐬚𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬘𐬀𐬵-(iθiiejah-).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

σέβομαι (sébomai)

  1. to feel awe or fear before God, especially when about to do something disgraceful; to feel shame, religious awe

InflectionEdit

Also see σεβάζομαι (sebázomai) and the later active form σέβω (sébō).

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σέβομαι.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈse.vo.me/
  • Hyphenation: σέ‧βο‧μαι

VerbEdit

σέβομαι (sévomai) deponent (simple past σεβάστηκα)

  1. respect

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • σέβω (sévo) (formal, especially of laws)

Related termsEdit

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