κλίνω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱley-. Cognates include Sanskrit श्रयति (śrayati) and Latin clīnō.

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Verb[edit]

κλίνω (klínō)

  1. to bend, slant
  2. to cause to give way, cause to retreat
  3. to lean, prop something on another
  4. to turn aside
  5. to decline, wane
  6. to seat, cause to lie down
  7. (grammar) to inflect, decline, conjugate
  8. (passive) to lean, am sloping
  9. (passive) to wander, stray

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Greek[edit]

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Verb[edit]

κλίνω (klíno) (simple past έκλινα, passive form κλίνομαι)

  1. (transitive) bend, slant
  2. (transitive, figuratively) tend
  3. (intransitive, grammar) inflect, decline, conjugate

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