πείθω

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

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πείθω (peíthō)

  1. I convince, persuade
  2. I succeed through entreaty
  3. I mislead
    1. I bribe
    2. I tempt
  4. (middle, passive)
    1. I obey, yield to
  5. I believe, trust in
  6. (second perfect) I trust, rely on
  7. (post-Homeric) I believe, trust

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