πνέω

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From Proto-Indo-European *pnew-. Cognates include Old English fnēosan (English sneeze).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pné.ɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpnɛ.o/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpne.o/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpne.o/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpne.o/
  • Verb[edit]

    πνέω (pnéō)

    1. I blow
    2. to breathe
      1. (with accusative) I breathe out
      2. breathe in, smell
    3. (of perceptible breathing)
    4. I breathe, live
    5. (figuratively, with cognate accusative) I breathe forth
      1. I speak

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek πνέω (pnéō).

    Verb[edit]

    πνέω (pnéo) (simple past έπνευσα)

    1. blow

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