πείθω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeydʰ-. Cognates include Latin fīdō and Proto-Germanic *bīdaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

πείθω (peithō) future: πείσω aorist: ἔπεισα/ἔπιθον perfect: πέποιθα/πέπεικα aorist passive: ἐπιθόμην

  1. I convince, persuade
  2. I cheat, betray
  3. I appease, soothe
  4. I cause to obey, impel
  5. (passive) I listen to, obey
  6. (passive) I believe, trust

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