Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱéytor, from *ḱey- (to lie down). Cognates include Latin cunae, cīvis, Old Armenian սէր (sēr), Hittite 𒆠𒀉𒋫𒊑, 𒆠𒀉𒁕𒊑 (kittari), and Sanskrit शेते (śḗtē).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

κεῖμαι (keîmai)

  1. to lie, lie outstretched
    1. to lie asleep, repose, lie idle, lie still
    2. to lie sick or wounded, lie in misery
    3. to lie dead
    4. to lie neglected, uncared for, unburied
    5. (of wrestlers) to have a fall
  2. (of places) to lie, be situated
    1. (of things) to lie in a place
  3. to be laid up, be in store (of goods, property, etc.)
  4. to be set up, proposed
    1. (of laws) to be laid down
    2. (of arguments) to be laid down
    3. (of names) to be given
  5. (figuratively)
    1. to be in the power of
    2. to be in such a manner
    3. to be
    4. to settle down, deposit a sediment
    5. (grammar, of words and phrases) to be found, to occur

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit