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Ancient GreekEdit


From Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)). Cognates include Latin colō, Sanskrit चरति (cárati), and Old Armenian հոլով (holov).




πέλω (pélō)

  1. I am in motion, I go
  2. I am
  3. I become

Usage notesEdit

  • Very often deponent and also usually in 3rd singular.

Derived termsEdit


  • πέλω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • πέλω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • πέλω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «πέλω» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «πέλω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • πέλω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter