-άζω

See also: ἄζω

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Metanalyzed suffix, formed by analogy to verbs from nominal stems in -αδ-, -αγ- with *-yéti suffix added. Possibly cognate with Proto-Germanic *-atjaną, compare -ίζω (-ízō).

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SuffixEdit

-ᾰ́ζω (-ázō)

  1. Used to form verbs from nouns, adjectives, and other verbs.
  2. Added to verb stems to create a frequentative form.
    ῥῑ́πτω (rhī́ptō, throw) + ‎-άζω (-ázō) → ‎ῥῑπτᾰ́ζω (rhīptázō, throw around)

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