πέκω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

πέκω (pekō) aorist:ἔπεξα aorist passive:ἐπέχθην

  1. I comb or card wool
  2. I shear sheep

Inflection[edit]

Some Epic forms change ε to ει, as in πείκετε (peikete) and πείκειν (peikein).

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