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See also Ego, and égő

English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] egō (I).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ego

Plural
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  1. The self, especially with overtones of self-importance.
  2. (psychology) The most conscious part of the mind, which mediates with one's surroundings.
    • 1954, Calvin S. Hall, “A Primer of Freudian Psychology”
      In the well adjusted person the ego is the executive of the personality and is governed by the reality principle.

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Bosnian

Noun

ego m.

  1. ego

Czech

Noun

ego n.

  1. ego
  2. ego (psychoanalysis)

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Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun

ego (first person, nominative, plural nos)[[Category:Template:lang:la pronouns|ego]]

  1. I; first person singular personal pronoun, nominative case

Inflection

Irregular declension.

Case \ # 1. 11.
Nominative egō / ego nōs
Genitive meī nostrī
Dative mihi nōbīs
Accusative nōs
Ablative nōbīs

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Serbian

Noun

ego m.

  1. ego

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Spanish

Noun

ego m. (plural egos)

Singular
ego m.

Plural
egos m.

  1. ego

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