πέλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)). Cognates include Latin colō, Sanskrit चरति (cárati).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    πέλω (pélō)

    1. to be in motion, to go
    2. to be
    3. to become

    Usage notes[edit]

    • Very often deponent; in the active usually in 3rd singular.

    Conjugation[edit]

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    References[edit]

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