See also: ἵζω

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-idyéti(verbal suffix), from *-id- + *-yéti. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *-itjaną, *-atjaną.

The suffix started in denominative verbs in *-id-yō (e.g. elpid-yō > ἐλπίζω(elpízō), cf. ἐλπίς(elpís)), but was later used on stems of all kinds to the number of many thousands.

PronunciationEdit

 

SuffixEdit

-ῐ́ζω ‎(-ízō)

  1. Used to form verbs from nouns, adjectives and other verbs.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press