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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *leykʷ-. Cognates include Sanskrit रिणक्ति (riṇakti), Latin linquō, Old Armenian լքանեմ (lkʿanem), Proto-Germanic *līhwaną (to lend), Old Church Slavonic отлѣкъ (otlěkŭ, remains), Lithuanian ãt-laikas (remains), likti (to stay).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

λείπω (leípō)

  1. I leave
  2. I leave alone, release
  3. (passive) I am left, remain, survive
  4. (intransitive) I leave, depart, disappear
  5. I desert, fail
  6. I lack, fall short, fail

InflectionEdit

Not listed in these tables is an extremely rare first person dual form: λελείμμεθον (leleímmethon), in Sophocles, Electra 950. Only a small handful of first-person dual forms are attested in the entire Ancient Greek corpus.

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λείπω.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈli.po/
  • Hyphenation: λεί‧πω

VerbEdit

λείπω (leípo) (simple past έλειψα, passive —)

  1. absent, missing
  2. lack

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