βάλλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷl̥-ne-h₁-, nasal-infix from *gʷelH- (to hit by throwing). Cognates are uncertain, but compare Sanskrit उद्गूर्ण (ud-gūrṇa) and Old Irish at·baill (dies).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /bál.lɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈbal.lo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈβal.lo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈval.lo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈva.lo/
  • Verb[edit]

    βᾰ́λλω (bállō)

    1. (transitive) I throw, cast, hurl
    2. (transitive) I let fall
    3. (transitive) I strike, touch
    4. (transitive) I put, place
    5. (intransitive) I fall, tumble

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek βάλλω (bállō).

    Verb[edit]

    βάλλω (vállo) (simple past έβαλα, passive βάλλομαι)

    1. attack
    2. fire, shoot
    3. (figuratively) accuse, reprove, criticise

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