κύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱeuh₁- (to swell), same source as Latin cumulus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

κύω (kuō)

  1. (present and imperfect) to conceive, become pregnant
    1. (rarely with accusative) to become pregnant with...
  2. (aorist) to impregnate

Inflection[edit]

Note the difference between the aorist ἔκῡσα (ékūsa) and that of κυνέω (kunéō) (ἔκῠσα (ékusa))

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 7th edition