επι-

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See also: επί, ἐπί, and ἐπι-

Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from the Ancient Greek ἐπῐ- (epi-), a prefix derived from the preposition ἐπί (epí, upon, on).

Prefix[edit]

επι- (epi-)

  1. superior, above, over
    βλέπω (vlépo, to see)   x   επιβλέπω (epivlépo, to oversee, to supervise)
  2. coming after
    δοκιμάζω (dokimázo, to test)   x   επιδοκιμάζω (epidokimázo, to approve)
  3. repeated
    αναλαμβάνω (analamváno, to take)   x   επαναλαμβάνω (epanalamváno, to repeat)