πίπτω

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pípth₂-, reduplicated present from *peth₂- (to fall; fly). For an unknown reason, the iota is long, as is apparent from the imperative πῖπτε (not **πῐ́πτε).

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πῑ́πτω (pī́ptō)

  1. to fall, throw oneself down

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