ἐλελίζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

May be from Proto-Indo-European *leyg- (jump, whirl), with cognates including Sanskrit रेजति (réjati), Lithuanian láigyti, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌹𐌺𐌰𐌽 (laikan), and Old English lāc. Could also be from a *ἐϝελ- (*ewel-) / *ϝεϝελ- (*wewel-). Beekes suggests it might be both.

Verb[edit]

ἐλελίζω (elelízō) future: ἐλελίξω perfect mediopassive: ἐλέλιγμαι

  1. I whirl, spin
  2. I turn around
  3. I cause to tremble, shake
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ἐλελεῦ (eleleû, cry of pain, war cry).

Verb[edit]

ἐλελίζω (elelízō) future: ἐλελίξω

  1. I make a war cry, make a loud sound
  2. (middle) I make a cry of pain, wail, lament
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