πάλιν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frozen adverbial accusative of *πάλις (*palis) from Proto-Indo-European *kʷl̥His. Closely related to πέλω (pelō, to go, be) and πάλαι (palai, before, long ago).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

πάλιν (palin)

  1. (of place) back, backwards
    1. (with a notion of contradiction)
  2. (of time) again, once more, anew
  3. again, in turn, doubly

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