GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mediaeval Byzantine Greek κλέβω (klébō), from the ancient κλέπτω (kléptō, steal) from the aorist stem κλεψ- (kleps-) in the pattern of -ψ- > -β- as in κόπτω (kópto), κοψ- > κόβω (kóvo).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkle.vo/
  • Hyphenation: κλέ‧βω

VerbEdit

κλέβω (klévo) (simple past έκλεψα, passive κλέβομαι)

  1. (transitive) steal
  2. (in the passive) → κλέβομαι (klévomai)

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

Compounds of the verb:

Stem κλεπτ- from κλέπτω (kléptō)

Stem κλεφτ-

Stem κλεψ-

Stem κλοπ- from κλέπτω (kléptō)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ κλέβω in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.