Ancient Greek

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *kel- (to drive).

Pronunciation

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Verb

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κέλομαι (kélomai)

  1. to command
  2. to urge, exhort

Conjugation

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Derived terms

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  • κέκλομαι (kéklomai) (late present-tense back-formation from the aorist ἐκέκλετο (ekékleto))
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Further reading

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  • κέλομαι”, in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 670
  • κέλομαι in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • κέλομαι”, in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press