ἐπιστρέφω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐπι- (epi-, upon) +‎ στρέφω (stréphō)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.pis.tré.pʰɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛ.pisˈtrɛ.pʰo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /e.pisˈtre.ɸo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /e.pisˈtre.fo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /e.pisˈtre.fo/
  • Verb[edit]

    ἐπιστρέφω (epistréphō)

    1. to turn about, turn round, wheel about
      1. to turn towards
        1. (intransitive) to turn oneself towards
      2. to turn or convert from an error, to correct, make to repent
        1. (intransitive) to repent
      3. to curve, twist
    2. (middle, passive, especially in second aorist) to turn oneself around, turn about
      1. to go back and forth
      2. to turn the mind towards, pay attention to
      3. (perfect passive participle) earnest, vehement

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