ἐπιτέμνω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*temh₂-

From ἐπι- ‎(epi-, upon) +‎ τέμνω ‎(témnō, to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ἐπιτέμνω ‎(epitémnō) future: ἐπιτεμῶ aorist: ἐπέταμον

  1. to cut upon the surface, make an incision, gash
  2. to cut short
    1. to abridge, shorten, epitomize
    2. to cut off
    3. (passive) to be cut short, perish

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 7th edition