πληθύνω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Causative of πληθύω (plēthúō), from πληθύς (plēthús, throng), from πίμπλημῐ (pímplēmi, I fill).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /plɛː.tʰy̌ː.nɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pleˈtʰy.no/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pliˈθy.no/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pliˈθy.no/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pliˈθi.no/
  • Verb[edit]

    πληθῡ́νω (plēthū́nō)

    1. I increase, multiply
    2. I make multiple
      • 458 CE – 538 CE, Damascius, Difficulties and Solutions of First Principles 99
      • 331 CE – 363 CE, Julian, Orations 4.143b
      • 331 CE – 363 CE, Julian, Orations 7.222a
    3. I use the plural
    4. (passive) I am in the majority

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