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EtymologyEdit

διά (diá) +‎ λύω (lúō).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /di.a.ly̌ː.ɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /di.aˈly.o/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ði.aˈly.o/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ði.aˈly.o/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ði.aˈli.o/
  • VerbEdit

    δῐᾰλῡ́ω (dialū́ō)

    1. to loose one from another, to part asunder, undo, dissolve

    ConjugationEdit

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek διαλύω (dialúō), διά (diá) +‎ λύω (lúō).

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /ðʝaˈlio/
    • Hyphenation: δια‧λύ‧ω

    VerbEdit

    διαλύω (dialýo) (simple past διέλυσα, διάλυσα, passive διαλύομαι)

    1. dismantle
    2. dissolve (solid a solid in a solvent)
      Διέλυσα 5γρ. ζάχαρη σε λίγο νερό.Diélysa 5gr. záchari se lígo neró.I dissolved 5g sugar in a little water.
    3. disband, dissolve, break up, disperse
      Η εταιρεία διαλύθηκε.I etaireía dialýthike.The company disbanded.
    4. wreck, break up
      Μου ζήτησε να χωρίσουμε και διαλύθηκα.Mou zítise na chorísoume kai dialýthika.He/She asked me for a divorce/separation and I became a wreck.

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