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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷl̥-ne-h₁-, nasal-infix from *gʷelH- (to hit by throwing). Cognates are uncertain, but compare Sanskrit उद्गूर्ण (ud-gūrṇa) and Old Irish at·baill (dies).

Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN p. 519 argues for a N nasal progressive aspect marker, but Curtius, Georg (1880) The Greek Verb: Its Structure and Development.[1], London: J. Murray, pages “The I Class”, p. 201-227 sections 292-330 and Smyth, Herbert Weir (1920), “Part II: Inflection”, in A Greek grammar for colleges, Cambridge: American Book Company, § 517 argue for a *y progressive aspect marker.

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

βᾰ́λλω (bállō)

  1. (transitive) I throw, cast, hurl
  2. (transitive) I let fall
  3. (transitive) I strike, touch
  4. (transitive) I put, place
  5. (intransitive) I fall, tumble

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βάλλω (bállō).

VerbEdit

βάλλω (vállo) (simple past έβαλα, passive βάλλομαι)

  1. attack
  2. fire, shoot
  3. (figuratively) accuse, reprove, criticise

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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