See also: Ergo and ergo-

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ergo.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ergo ‎(not comparable)

  1. Consequently, therefore, thus.
    • 2003, Pirates of the Caribbean:
      The pirates who invaded this fort left Sparrow locked in his cell; ergo, they are not his allies.

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ConjunctionEdit

ergo

  1. therefore (especially in syllogisms).

TranslationsEdit

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

ergo

  1. ergo


External linksEdit

  • ergo in Duden online

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

ergo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ergere

ConjunctionEdit

ergo

  1. ergo

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Equivalent to an adverbial derivation from *eregō, presumably ex- +‎ regō, with sense similar to cognate pergō(I proceed). From Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ-(to straighten; right); cognate with Ancient Greek ὀρέγω(orégō, I reach, stretch out) and English right.

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ergō

  1. therefore, because, hence, consequently, thus

AdverbEdit

ergō ‎(not comparable)

  1. consequently, therefore
  2. accordingly, then

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ergo

  1. (rare) therefore, thus

SynonymsEdit

External linksEdit

  • ergo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ergo

  1. ergo, therefore

VerbEdit

ergo

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of erguer

Usage notesEdit

ergo as a verb has a closed sound in comparison with the conjunction.


SpanishEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ergo

  1. ergo, therefore