ὑποκρίνομαι

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ὑπό (hupo, under) + κρίνω (krinō, I pronounce).

VerbEdit

ὑποκρίνομαι (hupokrinomai)

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

Usage notesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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