προσκυνέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πρός (prós, to, towards) +‎ κυνέω (kunéō, to kiss).

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Verb[edit]

προσκῠνέω (proskunéō)

  1. to make obeisance to the gods, fall down and worship, worship, adore
  2. to prostrate oneself before a king or superior, bow, bow down

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