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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pre-Greek.[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

βλέπω (blépō)

  1. to look at
  2. to see
  3. to be aware of

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 219

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βλέπω (blépō). Forms with a delta as the stem are from the root of Ancient Greek εἶδον (eîdon).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvlepo]
  • Hyphenation: βλέ‧πω

VerbEdit

βλέπω (vlépo) (simple past είδα, passive βλέπομαι)

  1. (most senses) see, watch, look at
    Έβλεπα τα βουνά από το αμάξι.Évlepa ta vouná apó to amáxi.I watched the mountains from the car.
  2. (transitive) consider, think of, see (give an assessment or opinion)
    Δεν τα βλέπω καλά τα πράγματα.Den ta vlépo kalá ta prágmata.I don't see things looking that good.
  3. (transitive) scrutinise, look into (examine in more detail)
    Αυτά θα τα δούμε σε μελλοντική συνεδρίαση.Aftá tha ta doúme se mellontikí synedríasi.We'll look into those at a later meeting.
  4. (medicine, transitive) examine (of a doctor)
    Ο γιατρός θα σας δει τώρα.O giatrós tha sas dei tóra.The doctor will see you now.
  5. (transitive, of inanimate things) face, overlook (look out onto, as in a view)
    Το μπαλκόνι έβλεπε στον δρόμο.To balkóni évlepe ston drómo.The balcony looked out on the street.

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Stem βλεπ-

And βλεπτ-

Stem βλεφ-

Stem βλεμ-

Stem βλεψ-

From είδα, ιδωμένος stems ειδ-, ιδ-

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