πίμπλημι

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁-. Cognates include Latin pleo, Sanskrit पिपर्ति (piparti, to fill) and Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬨𐬞𐬁𐬟𐬭𐬁𐬌𐬙𐬌(hampāfrāiti).

The present tense system includes a reduplicated progressive aspect marker.

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

πῐ́μπλημῐ (pímplēmi)

  1. I fill [+genitive or dative = with something]
    1. I fill full, satisfy, glut
    2. I fill an office
  2. (middle) I fill (for) myself
  3. (passive) I am full of
    1. I am satisfied, I have enough
    2. (of women) I become pregnant

Usage notesEdit

In present and imperfect πίμπλημι is the transitive counterpart of πλήθω (plḗthō). The two words share all other tenses.

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