συλλαμβάνω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From σύν (sún, with) + λαμβάνω (lambánō, take)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

συλλαμβάνω (sullambanō) future: συλλήψομαι aorist: συνέλαβον perfect active: συνείληφα perfect mediopassive: συνείλημμαι

  1. to take and bring together
    1. collect, gather, to rally scattered troops
    2. to take with, carry off
    3. to put together, close
    4. to comprehend, comprise
  2. to lay hold of, seize
    1. to apprehend, arrest
    2. to grasp the meaning of, apprehend, understand
  3. to receive at the same time, enjoy together
  4. to conceive, become pregnant
  5. to take with, to take as an assistant
  6. (with dative) to take part with, to assist
  7. (with genitive) to take part in

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 7th edition

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek συλλαμβάνω (sullambánō).

Verb[edit]

συλλαμβάνω (syllamváno)    simple past:  συνέλαβα (synélava)

  1. (law) arrest (take into custody)
  2. conceive
    1. develop an idea
    2. understand
    3. (intransitive) become pregnant
  3. receive, accept into the mind, understand
  4. (telecommunications) detect signals

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