θέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰew-

From earlier θεϝ-, possibly from a Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- ‎(to run, flow). More at dew.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

θέω ‎(théō)

  1. I run (fast)
  2. I fly

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Attic, the combinations εο, εου, εω are not contracted.
  • The remaining tenses are usually suppleted by τρέχω ‎(trékhō) and δρέμω ‎(drémō).

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References[edit]

  • θέω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «θέω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «θέω» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Encyclopedia Papyrus Larousse (1963)
  • J.B Hofmann, Ετυμολογικόν Λεξικόν της Αρχαίας Ελληνικής (Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Griechischen)