σείω

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From Proto-Indo-European *tuei-. Cognates include Sanskrit त्वेषति (tveṣati) and Avestan 𐬚𐬬𐬀𐬫𐬀𐬵 (θvayah, fright, fear).

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σείω (seíō)

  1. (transitive) I shake
    1. (of earthquakes)
    2. (figuratively) I disturb, agitate
    3. (Attic) I blackmail
  2. (passive, intransitive) I shake
    1. I move to and fro
  3. (middle) I shake
    1. I shake myself

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