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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kl̥h₁-, zero-grade of *kelh₁- +‎ -έω (-éō). Cognates include Old English hlōwan and English low (verb) (but the similarity to call is coincidental); Latin calō, clāmō, clārus, classis, and concilium; Old Irish cailech; Old Armenian աքաղաղ (akʿałał).

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VerbEdit

κᾰλέω (kaléō)

  1. I call, summon
    1. I invite
    2. I invoke
    3. (law) I summon, sue
    4. I demand, require
  2. I call by name
    1. (passive) I am called, my name is

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  • Greek: καλώ (kaló)

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