πάλιν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pá.lin/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpa.lin/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpa.lin/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpa.lin/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpa.lin/
  • 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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