Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit


From earlier θεϝ-, possibly from a Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- ‎(to run, flow). More at dew.




θέω ‎(théō)

  1. I run (fast)
  2. I fly

Usage notesEdit

  • In Attic, the combinations εο, εου, εω are not contracted.
  • The remaining tenses are usually suppleted by τρέχω ‎(trékhō) and δρέμω ‎(drémō).


Derived termsEdit


  • θέω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • θέω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • θέω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «θέω» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «θέω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Encyclopedia Papyrus Larousse (1963)
  • J.B Hofmann, Ετυμολογικόν Λεξικόν της Αρχαίας Ελληνικής (Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Griechischen)