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Ancient GreekEdit

first person pronoun (edit)
case singular dual plural
str. encl. str. str.
nominative ἐγώ νώ, νῶϊ ἡμεῖς
genitive ἐμοῦ μου νῷν ἡμῶν
dative ἐμοί μοι νῷν ἡμῖν
accusative ἐμέ με νώ, νῶϊ ἡμᾶς
adjective ἐμός ἡμέτερος

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Latin ego.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.ɡɔ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛˈɡo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eˈɣo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /eˈɣo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /eˈɣo/
  • PronounEdit

    ἐγώ (egṓ) (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Thessalian, Koine)

    1. first person singular personal pronoun: I, me, my

    Usage notesEdit

    ἐγών (egṓn) is used in Epic mostly before vowels, and is used in Doric also before consonants. The dual and plural are νώ (nṓ) and ἡμεῖς (hēmeîs).

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