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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ-om, from *wekʷ- (to speak, make a sound), from which also came ὄψ (óps, voice, word). Cognates include Sanskrit अवोचम् (á-vocam) and Latin vōx (voice).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /êː.pon/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈi.pon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈi.pon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈi.pon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈi.pon/
  • VerbEdit

    εἶπον (eîpon)

    1. I said, spoke

    Usage notesEdit

    εἶπον generally supplies aorist active forms to the verbs εἴρω (eírō) and λέγω (légō, say).

    InflectionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

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