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Ancient GreekEdit


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

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πλήθω (plḗthō)

  1. I am or become full, I swell
    1. (transitive, only in later poets)
  2. I go through a period of time (from the filling of the moon)

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Intransitive counterpart of πίμπλημῐ (pímplēmi).


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