πνέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pnew-. Cognates include Old English fnēosan (English sneeze).

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Verb[edit]

πνέω (pneō) future: πνεύσω, πνευσοῦμαι aorist: ἔπνευσα perfect active: πέπνευκα perfect mediopassive: πέπνευσομαι aorist passive: ἐπνεύσθην

  1. to blow
  2. to breathe
    1. breathe in, smell
  3. (of animals) breathe hard, pant, gasp
  4. to draw breath, to live
  5. to breathe forth
    1. to be of a high spirit, to give oneself airs

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πνέω

Verb[edit]

πνέω (pnéo)    simple past:  έπνευσα (épnefsa)

  1. blow

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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see: πνεύμονας m (pnévmonas, lung)