ἐνέπω

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ἐν- (en-) + Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-.

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ἐνέπω (enépō)

  1. (transitive) tell or tell about
    • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 1.1:
      ἄνδρα μοι ἔννεπε
      ándra moi énnepe
      tell me of the man
  2. (intransitive) speak
    • 750 BCE – 650 BCE, Hesiod, Works and Days 194:
      βλάψει δ’ ὁ κακὸς τὸν ἀρείονα φῶτα / μύθοισιν σκολιοῖς ἐνέπων
      blápsei d’ ho kakòs tòn areíona phôta / múthoisin skolioîs enépōn
      The evil man will try to ruin the better man, speaking with crooked words

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