κλίνω

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱley-. Cognates include Sanskrit श्रयति (śrayati) and Latin clīnō.

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VerbEdit

κλῑ́νω (klī́nō)

  1. to bend, slant
  2. to cause to give way, cause to retreat
  3. to lean, prop something on another
  4. to turn aside
  5. to decline, wane
  6. to seat, cause to lie down
  7. (grammar) to inflect, decline, conjugate
  8. (passive) to lean, be sloping
  9. (passive) to wander, stray

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κλίνω (klínō).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

κλίνω (klíno) (imperfect έκλινα, past έκλινα, passive κλίνομαι)

  1. (transitive, with no passive) bend, slant
  2. (transitive, figuratively, with no passive) tend
  3. (intransitive, grammar, active and passive) inflect, decline, conjugate

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