ὑποκρίνομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ῠ̔πο- ‎(hupo-, under) +‎ κρίνω ‎(krínō, I pronounce).

Verb[edit]

ὑποκρίνομαι ‎(hupokrínomai)

  1. to answer
  2. to interpret
  3. to play a part, to be a player
  4. to feign, to dissemble

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense of "answer", the usual word in Attic was ἀποκρίνομαι ‎(apokrínomai).

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