ὀφέλλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

ὀφέλλω (ophellō)

  1. Epic spelling of ὀφείλω (opheílō)

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably related to ὄφελος (óphelos, advantage), ὀφείλω (opheílō, owe).

Verb[edit]

ὀφέλλω (ophellō)

  1. to increase, enlarge, elevate, strengthen
Inflection[edit]


Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bhelyō. Cognates include Armenian աւել (awel).

Verb[edit]

ὀφέλλω (ophellō)

  1. to heap up, bring together, sweep

References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition