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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *seh₂g-. Cognates include Old English sēċan (English seek), Gothic 𐍃𐍉𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 (sōkjan), Latin sagiō.

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ἡγέομαι (hēgéomai)

  1. I go before, precede; I lead the way, guide
  2. I lead (dative) in (genitive)
  3. (with accusative) I am leader (in a thing)
  4. I lead, command in war
    1. I rule, I have dominion
  5. (post-Homeric) I believe, hold
    1. I hold, regard (as something)

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