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Ancient GreekEdit


προσ- (pros-, towards, against) +‎ βᾰ́λλω (bállō, to throw)




προσβᾰ́λλω (prosbállō)

  1. to strike [+accusative = something] [+dative = against something], [+dative = something]
  2. to attack, assault [+dative = something, someone]
  3. to apply, affix
  4. to carry out
  5. to procure for; to assign to


Further readingEdit

  • προσβάλλω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • προσβάλλω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • προσβάλλω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • προσβάλλω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • προσβάλλω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers