πέκω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to pluck). Cognates include Latin pectō (to comb, card) and Sanskrit पशु (paśu, cattle).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pé.kɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpɛ.ko/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpe.ko/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpe.ko/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpe.ko/
  • Verb[edit]

    πέκω (pékō)

    1. I comb, card
    2. I shear

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    Further reading[edit]

    • πέκω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • πέκω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • πέκω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • πέκω in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • πέκω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • πέκω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter