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I have an example of verbs but I wonder if there is any rule or a complete list that instructs when to use σε ή σου .

before the verb

Thank you very much!

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Γεια σου Ισραέλα

In Greek we have basically 3 groups of transitive verbs:

1. verbs which take a direct object (object in accussative case) 

example: ξέρω εσένα / σε ξέρω

                 διαβάζω αυτό / το διαβάζω

2. verbs which take an indirect object (σε/ προς / για etc +  accussative )

example: μιλάω σε εσένα

In this case we can replace "σε/ προς / για etc +  accussative" by a genitive pronoun

example "σου μιλάω"

3. verbs which take direct and indirect object.

Example: δίνω αυτό σε εσένα / σου το δίνω

There are lists of the most common verbs in each group, but they are really long!
I would recommend you, when you learn a verb in Greek, to study its stracture at the same time. It is the best way to use them efficiently.

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