κτείνω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tḱen- (strike), with a *y progressive aspect marker and metathesis of Proto-Indo-European *tḱ- into Proto-Greek *kt- (compare χθών).

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Verb[edit]

κτείνω (kteínō)

  1. to kill, slay

Usage notes[edit]

The perfect is only found in compounds

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References[edit]

  • κτείνω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κτείνω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κτείνω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • κτείνω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • κτείνω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter