ἄγω

See also: άγω

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *ágō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti (to be driving), from the root *h₂eǵ- (to drive). Cognate with Latin agō (I act; I do; I drive), Sanskrit अजति (ájati, he drives).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

ᾰ̓́γω (ágō)

  1. (transitive) To lead, fetch, bring along (a living creature), take with
  2. (transitive) To carry off as captives or booty
  3. (transitive) To guide, command (an army, a ship); to march in war
  4. (transitive) To draw out (a line, wall, and so on)
  5. (geometry) To draw (a line) or describe (a plane)
  6. (transitive) To hold (an event); to celebrate or observe (festival)
  7. (transitive) To weigh down a scale by a certain amount, to have a certain weight
  8. (middle) I take for myself

InflectionEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (bring a living creature): φέρω (phérō, to bring an inanimate thing)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: άγω (ágo)

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