Vocabulary 13

Verbs
αἴρω I raise, take up, take away (αρ-, 101), ἀρῶ
ἀποκτείνω I kill (απο + κτεν-, 74), ἀποκτενῶ
ἀποστέλλω I send (away) (απο + στελ-, 132), ἀποστελῶ
βαπτίζω I baptize, dip, immerse (βαπτιδ-, 77), βαπτίσω
γινώσκω I know, realize (γνο-, 222, Gnostics), γνώσομαι
(ισκ verb; to form the present, root is reduplicated γιγνο-, and ο lengthened to ω; note the future is deponent.)
ἐγείρω I raise up, wake (εγερ-, 144, see the mnemonic below), ἐγερῶ
ἐκβάλλω I cast out, send out (εκ + βαλ-, 81), ἐκβαλῶ
ὁράω I see, notice, experience (ορα/οπ/ϝιδ-, 454), ὄψομαι
σῴζω I save, deliver, rescue (σωδ-, 106, Soteriology), σώσω

Others
γλῶσσα, ή, -ης tongue, language (γλωσσα-, 50) (see paradigm)
ἐκεῖ there, in that place (105)
λαός, ὁ, -οῦ people, crowd (λαο-, 142, laity)
σοφία, ἡ, -ας wisdom (σοφια-, 51, philosophy = love of wisdom)
στόμα, τό, -ατος mouth (στοματ-, 78)

 

Future of some Previous Verbs
ἔρχομαι (ερχ-) ἐλεύσομαι (ελευθ-)
λέγω (λεγ-) ἐρῶ (ϝερ-)

 

For "irregular" verbs, download either one of the following and keep it for future reference:
http://faculty.bbc.edu/rdecker/documents/prin_prts.pdf
or
http://www.ioa.com/~cwconrad/Docs/IrregularVerbsGNT.pdf
 
 
 
 

A mnemonic device:

Observe the Greek vocabulary word ἐγείρω, pronounced e-gei-row, and it means "I raise up."

What we see is a young Robin Hood who says, "I raise up an egg-arrow". Look at the egg-shaped arrow which the little Robin Hood "raises up." We will not easily forget the (humorously absurd) picture.

-- Taken from Greek Memory System by Dr. J. Lyle Story


 
 
 
 

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