κλείω

See also: Κλειώ

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See κλείς (kleís). From κλαϝ- > κλαϝ-j-ω > κλα-ί-ω > Ionic κλη-ΐ-ω) > κλῄω in Old Attic > κλείω in Attic after 4th century. Cognate: Latin claudo (I close).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

κλείω (kleíō)

  1. shut, close, bar (e.g. the door)
  2. enclose, shut in

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Etymology 2Edit

From verb κλέω (kléō, sense: celebrate).

VerbEdit

κλείω (kleíō)

  1. Epic form of κλέω (kléō) celebrate, make famous

Etymology 3Edit

From κλέω (kléō) as alternative of καλέω (kaléō, I call). Also see κλῄζω (klḗizō).

VerbEdit

κλείω (kleíō)

  1. Epic form of κλέω (kléō), alternative form of καλέω (kaléō, call)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

The Ancient Greek κλείω (kleíō), found in Modern Greek only in compounds.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkli.o/
  • Hyphenation: κλεί‧ω

VerbEdit

κλείω (kleío) (past έκλεισα, passive κλείομαι)

  1. Ancient synonym of the modern κλείνω ("close, shut"), found only in compounds

Usage notesEdit

Found in the compounds: