πάλλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *pə́ľľō, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂-yé-ti, from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂- (to drive, swing, shake).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

πάλλω (pállō)

  1. to poise or sway a missile before it is thrown[1]; to brandish a weapon[2]
  2. (passive) to swing or dash oneself

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References[edit]

  1. ^ πάλλω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  2. ^ πάλλω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers

Further reading[edit]

  • πάλλω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • πάλλω in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • πάλλω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • πάλλω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter