σκήπτω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare σκῆπτρον (skêptron, staff)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /skɛ̌ːp.tɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈskep.to/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈskip.to/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈscip.to/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈscip.to/
  • Verb[edit]

    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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