πλήσσω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂k-. Cognates include Latin plangō, Old Church Slavonic плакати (plakati), and Dutch vloeken.

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πλήσσω (plēssō) future:πλήξω aorist:ἔπληξα perfect:πέπληγα perfect m/p: πέπληγμαι aorist passive:ἐπλήχθην, ἐπλήγην

  1. to strike, smite
    1. (passive) to receive a heavy blow, to be beaten
    2. to strike or stamp, as one does a coin
  2. (figuratively, of sudden, violent emotions) to strike one from one's senses, amaze, confound

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