ὀφέλλω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /o.pʰél.lɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /oˈpʰɛl.lo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /oˈɸel.lo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /oˈfel.lo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /oˈfe.lo/
  • Etymology 1[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    ὀφέλλω (ophéllō)

    1. Epic spelling of ὀφείλω (opheílō)

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Probably related to ὄφελος (óphelos, advantage), ὀφείλω (opheílō, owe).

    Verb[edit]

    ὀφέλλω (ophéllō)

    1. to increase, enlarge, elevate, strengthen
    Inflection[edit]

    Etymology 3[edit]

    From Proto-Indo-European *bhelyō. Cognates include Old Armenian աւել (awel).

    Verb[edit]

    ὀφέλλω (ophéllō)

    1. to heap up, bring together, sweep

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