σκήπτω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare σκῆπτρον (skêptron, staff)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

σκήπτω (skēptō)

  1. to prop, stay, press one thing against or upon another
    1. (medium, passive voice) to prop oneself or lean upon a staff
    2. (with accusative) to put forward by way of support, allege by way of excuse
  2. to let fall upon, hurl, shoot
    1. (intransitive) to fall

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition