κελεύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κέλομαι (kélomai, I urge, exhort).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

κελεύω (keleúō)

  1. to urge, bid, exhort
  2. to command, order

Usage notes[edit]

The person being urged or commanded generally takes the accusative (and sometimes the dative), and the action being requested takes the infinitive.

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