κρίνω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *krey-. Cognates include Latin cernō, Welsh gogrynu, and English rinse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

κρίνω (krinō) future: κρινῶ aorist: ἔκρινα perfect: κέκρικα perfect m/p: κέκριμαι aorist passive: ἐκρίθην

  1. I separate, part
  2. I order, arrange
  3. I inquire, investigate
  4. I select, choose, decide, prefer
  5. I discern between good and bad
  6. (middle & passive) I contend, dispute, quarrel
  7. I judge, pronounce
  8. I bring to court, accuse
  9. I pass sentence on, condemn, criticize

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Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

κρίνω (kríno);  simple past: έκρινα (ékrina)

  1. judge, assess, decide

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Related terms[edit]

see: κρίση f (krísi, crisis)