φιλέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φίλος(phílos, beloved) +‎ -έω(-éō, stative suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

φιλέω (philéō) future: φιλήσω aorist: ἐφίλησα perfect active: πεφίληκα perfect mediopassive: πεφίλημαι aorist passive: ἐφιλήθην

  1. I love, like, regard highly
    • Εἰ μὲ φιλοῦντα φιλεῖς, διπλὴ χάρις· εἰ δὲ μὲ μισεῖς τόσσον μισοίης, ὁσσον ἐγὼ σὲ φιλῶ.[1]
      Ei mè philoûnta phileîs, diplḕ kháris· ei dè mè miseîs tósson misoíēs, hosson egṑ sè philô.
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  2. I treat kindly, welcome
  3. (post-Homeric) I show signs of affection, kiss
  4. (post-Homeric) I enjoy

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthologie grecque, éditions Didot, t. III, p. 149