Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Hellenic *kʷélō, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)). Cognates include Latin colō, Sanskrit चरति (cárati).

Pronunciation edit


Verb edit

πέλω (pélō)

  1. to be
  2. to become

Usage notes edit

  • Very often deponent; in the active usually in 3rd singular.

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • 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