ῥέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *srew- (to flow). Cognates include Sanskrit स्रवति (sravati), Old Church Slavonic строуꙗ (struja, stream).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

ῥέω (rhéō)

  1. I flow, stream, run, gush
    1. (figuratively)
    2. I fall off, drop off
    3. (of molten objects) I liquefy, run
    4. I am in perpetual flux
    5. (of persons) I am inclined to, given to
    6. I leak
    7. I have a flux (diarrhea-causing disease)
    8. (impersonal)
  2. (transitive, rare) I let flow, pour
  3. (transitive, with cognate accusative) I let run

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This verb does not contract ε with η, ο, or ω.


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