Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

δια- (dia-, apart, asunder) +‎ λύω (lúō, loosen).

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Verb edit

δῐᾰλῡ́ω (dialū́ō) first-singular present indicative

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

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek διαλύω (dialúō), morphologically δια- (dia-) +‎ λύω (lýo).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ði̯aˈli.o/, (colloquially) /ðʝaˈli.o/
  • Hyphenation: δι‧α‧λύ‧ω
  • Hyphenation: δια‧λύ‧ω

Verb edit

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

  1. to dismantle
  2. to dissolve (a solid in a solvent)
    Διέλυσα 5 γρ. ζάχαρη σε λίγο νερό.
    Diélysa 5 gr. záchari se lígo neró.
    I dissolved 5 grams of sugar in a little water.
  3. to disband, dissolve, break up, disperse
    Η εταιρεία διαλύθηκε.
    I etaireía dialýthike.
    The company disbanded.
  4. to 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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