πλέω

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*plew-

From Proto-Indo-European *plew-. In the present and imperfect, the semivowel is lost between vowels, but before a consonant is kept as υ, the second element of a diphthong. Cognate with English float.

VerbEdit

πλέω ‎(pléō)

  1. sail (in a boat)
  2. float

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πλέω ‎(pléō)

VerbEdit

πλέω ‎(pléo) ‎(simple past έπλευσα, passive form )

  1. sail (in a boat)
  2. float
  3. (figuratively) to be happy, serene and contented
  4. (figuratively) to be too large (of shoes, clothing, etc)

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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