σκήπτω

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From Proto-Indo-European *skeh₂p-. Cognates include Latin scāpus, Old English sceaft, Old Church Slavonic копиѥ (kopije, spear), and Albanian shkop.

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σκήπτω (skḗptō)

  1. to prop, stay, press one thing against or upon another
    1. (medium, passive) to prop oneself or lean upon a staff
    2. (with accusative) to put forward by way of support, allege by way of excuse
  2. to let fall upon, hurl, shoot
    1. (intransitive) to fall

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