https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liebert_

A doubt about the verb ''to go ''in Modern Greek.

Γειά σας! I was learning some basic verbs in Modern Greek when I came across with the verb ''to go''. Well, are there to ways to express the same verb in Greek?

πηγαίνω/πας, πηγαίνεις/πάει, πηγαίνει/πάμε, πηγαίνουμε/πάτε, πηγαίνετε/πάνε, πηγαίνουν(ε)

Anyway, could some explain to me this verb?

January 17, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris52496

Two separate verbs that mean the same thing πηγαινω = παω = I go, πηγαινεις = πας = you go, πηγαινει = παει = he/she/it goes etc

January 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liebert_

Hum... So, are they interchangeable?

January 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Selket62

Yes, they are interchangeable: you can see παω as a short form of πηγαινω

January 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liebert_

so, ok! ευχαριστώ!

January 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/D_..
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    Not only are πάω and πηγαίνω interchangeable, but they also share a lot of tenses, i.e. some tenses are only formed by one or the other. Check the results for each verb in this conjugation tool http://www.logosconjugator.org/index.php.

    January 18, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liebert_

    ok. thanks for the help! :)

    January 20, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nod84

    For the SINGULAR form, the correct interchangeability is : I πηγαίνω/πάω, You πηγαίνεις/πας, He/She πηγαίνει/πάει, and for PLURAL We πηγαίνουμε/πάμε, ΥΟU πηγαίνετε/πάτε, THEY πηγαίνουν(ε)/πάνε. The only word without a tone is "πας" because it is a single-syllabe word

    January 18, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liebert_

    ok. thanks!

    January 20, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rosabianca14

    you use πηγαίνω πηγαίνεις etc. for present forms, παω, πας πάει etc. for indefinite forms. If you speak Italien I explain to you better

    February 15, 2017
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