πάλιν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frozen adverbial accusative of *πάλις (*pális) from Proto-Indo-European *kʷl̥His, from *kʷel- (to revolve) (whence πέλω (pélō, to go, be) and πάλαι (pálai, before, long ago)).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adverb[edit]

πᾰ́λῐν (pálin)

  1. (of place) back, backwards
    1. (with a notion of contradiction)
  2. (of time) again, once more, anew
  3. again, in turn, doubly

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: πάλι (páli)
  • Coptic: ⲡⲁⲗⲓⲛ (palin)

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