κύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱewh₁- (to swell). Cognate with κύριος (kúrios), Latin cumulus, cavus.

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Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

κύω (kúō)

  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))

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