βασιλεύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From βασιλεύς (basileús, king)

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Verb[edit]

βᾰσῐλεύω (basileúō)

  1. to be king, to rule, reign as king
    1. (ἡ βασιλεύσουσα πόλις (hē basileúsousa pólis)) the imperial city, Rome
    2. to enjoy as absolute master
    3. (absolute) to live right royally
    4. (causal) to appoint as king

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek βασιλεύω (basileúō). Sense 'sunset' since mediaeval times.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /va.siˈle.vo/
  • Hyphenation: βα‧σι‧λεύ‧ω

Verb[edit]

βασιλεύω (vasilévo) (past βασίλεψα, passive —)

  1. (monarchy) reign, rule (also used figuratively)
  2. (astronomy) set, go down, wester (sun, stars, etc)
    1. (figuratively) decline

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  • (sunset, decline): δύω (dýo)

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