κηρύσσω

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Particularly: “Proto-Hellenic *kāruťťō, from the stem of κῆρυξ (kêrux, herald) and Proto-Hellenic *-yō (verbal suffix).”

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Verb[edit]

κηρύσσω (kērússō)

  1. To be a herald or auctioneer
  2. To make a proclamation as herald
  3. (transitive) To summon by herald
  4. (transitive) To proclaim, announce
  5. (transitive) To command someone publicly to do something (with infinitive or dative of thing)
  6. (New Testament) To preach the gospel

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Verb[edit]

κηρύσσω (kirýsso) (simple past κήρυξα, passive form κηρύσσομαι)

  1. preach
  2. declare, announce, call (war, a strike)

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