ἀποθνῄσκω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀπο- ‎(apo-) +‎ θνῄσκω ‎(thnēískō, to die)

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ἀποθνῄσκω ‎(apothnēískō)

  1. (strengthened form of θνῄσκω, but essentially synonymous)
    1. I die
    2. I am killed, put to death, slain (serving as passive of ἀποκτείνω)
      • 460 BCE – 420 BCE, Herodotus, Histories 3.140.5
        ἀδελφεοῦ τοῦ ἐμοῦ Πολυκράτεος ὑπὸ Ὀροίτεω ἀποθανόντος
        because my brother Polycrates has been killed by Oroites

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