σκέπτομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via *skep- from Proto-Indo-European *speḱ-. Cognate to Latin speciō (I see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

σκέπτομαι (skeptomai) present: σκέπτομαι (m) future: σκέψομαι (m) aorist: ἐσκεψάμην (m) perfect active: - perfect mediopassive: ἔσκεμμαι

  1. I look about
  2. I examine, consider, think
  3. I premeditate

Usage notes[edit]

Attic writers always use σκοπέω/σκοπέομαι instead of σκέπτομαι in the Present and Imperfect

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Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

σκέπτομαι (sképtomai)    simple past:  σκέφθηκα (skéfthika)  or  σκέφτηκα (skéftika)

  1. Alternative form of σκέφτομαι (skéftomai).

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