ἐπαινέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ἐπί + αἰνέω

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ἐπαινέω (epaineō) future: ἐπαινέσω aorist: ἐπῄνεσα perfect active: ἐπῄνεκα perfect mediopassive: ἐπῄνημαι aorist passive: ἐπῃνέθην

  1. I approve, I applaud
  2. I agree with, I agree to
  3. I praise; I compliment publicly
  4. I recommend
  5. Used to decline an offer or invitation politely: "I am much obliged"

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