κλίνω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱley-. Cognates include Sanskrit श्रयति (śrayati) and Latin clīnō.

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Verb[edit]

κλίνω (klínō)

  1. I bend, slant
  2. I cause to give way, cause to retreat
  3. I lean, prop something on another
  4. I turn aside
  5. I decline, wane
  6. I seat, cause to lie down
  7. (grammar) I inflect, decline, conjugate
  8. (passive) I lean, am sloping
  9. (passive) I wander, stray

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Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

κλίνω (klíno);  simple past: έκλινα (éklina);  passive form: κλίνομαι (klínomai)

  1. (transitive) bend, slant
  2. (transitive, figuratively) tend
  3. (intransitive, grammar) inflect, decline, conjugate

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