ἀθλέω

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PIE root
*h₂weh₁-

From ἆθλος ‎(âthlos, contest, struggle), ἆθλον ‎(âthlon, prize, contest)

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ἀθλέω ‎(athléō)

  1. to contend for a prize, combat, wrestle
  2. to be an athlete, contend for a prize in games
    • Simonides of Ceos 149.C

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