παρεισφρέω

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learnedly, from Hellenistic Koine Greek παρεισφρέω. The ancient verb φρέω was only found in compounds. Morphologically, from παρ- +‎ εισ-+ φρέω.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pa.riˈsfre.o/
  • Hyphenation: πα‧ρει‧σφρέ‧ω

VerbEdit

παρεισφρέω (pareisfréo) (past παρεισέφρησα, passive —)

  1. (intransitive) infiltrate, inveigle
  2. (intransitive) creep in, worm your way in

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Appears in one of the most common misspellings: 'παρεισφρύω' instead of 'παρεισφρέω', because of the similarity to its synonym εισδύω

ConjugationEdit