πάλιν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*kʷel-

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]

Adverb[edit]

πάλιν ‎(pálin)

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

References[edit]

  • πάλιν in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «πάλιν» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «πάλιν» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «πάλιν» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «πάλιν» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.