σφάλλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)gʷʰh₂el-.[1]

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

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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, page 1428

Modern Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

σφάλλω (sfállo) (simple past έσφαλα)

  1. make a mistake, err, blunder, lapse

Conjugation[edit]

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