εκκολάπτω

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐκκολάπτω (ekkoláptō, erase; peck chick out of the egg, hatch), from ἐκ- (ek-, from) + κολάπτω (koláptō, peck -of birds-; carve).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.koˈla.pto/
  • Hyphenation: εκ‧κο‧λά‧πτω

Verb[edit]

εκκολάπτω (ekkolápto) (simple past εκκόλαψα, passive εκκολάπτομαι)

  1. (most senses) hatch
  2. (figuratively) contribute to the conception , formation and development of an idea or a thing

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References[edit]

  1. ^ εκκολάπτω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2002) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary] (in Greek), 2nd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre