τρέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tres-. Cognates include Latin terreō, Old Irish tarrach, and Sanskrit त्रसति (trasati). Compare τρέμω (trémō).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

τρέω (tréō)

  1. to flee from fear
    1. (aorist participle, substantive) runaway, coward (compare τρεσᾶς (tresâs), τρεσᾶ (tresâ))
  2. to fear, dread, be afraid of

Inflection[edit]

This verb is not contracted, except when the contraction is into ει.

References[edit]

  • τρέω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • τρέω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • τρέω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «τρέω» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «τρέω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • τρέω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • LSJ 8th edition