σφάλλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)gʷʰh₂el-.[1] Compare Armenian սխալ (sxal, mistake, error, fault) and Sanskrit स्खलति (skhalati, to stumble).[2][3][4][5]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

σφᾰ́λλω (sphállō)

  1. (active)
    1. to topple, overthrow
    2. to kill
    3. to baffle
  2. (passive)
    1. to be foiled
    2. to fall, to be cast down (from a figurative or literal elevated place)
    3. to stagger, reel

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: σφάλλω (sfállo)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “σφάλλω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1428
  2. ^ Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, pages 490–491
  3. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “σφάλλω”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 224–225
  4. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume III, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 929
  5. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “σφάλλω”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 682b

Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

σφάλλω (sfállo) (past έσφαλα)

  1. make a mistake, err, blunder, lapse

Conjugation[edit]

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