διαπλέω

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

δῐᾰ- (through) +‎ πλέω (sail).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

δῐᾰπλέω (diapléō)

  1. sail across, sail through a strait or gap
  2. (figuratively)
    διαπλέω βίονdiapléō bíonI sail through life, make life's voyage

InflectionEdit

Contracts only ε+ε or ε+ει. See πλέω.

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek διαπλέω. Morphologically, from δια- (dia-, through) +‎ πλέω (pléo, to sail).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðiaˈple.o/
  • Hyphenation: δι‧α‧πλέ‧ω

VerbEdit

διαπλέω (diapléo) (past διέπλευσα, passive —)

  1. sail across
    Ο Κολόμβος διέπλευσε τον Ατλανικό.
    O Kolómvos diéplefse ton Atlanikó.
    Columbus sailed across the Atlantic.

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Related termsEdit

  • and see: πλέω (pléo, sail, float)