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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ptyew- (to spit, vomit). Akin to Latin spuō, Old English spīwan (English spew), Old Armenian թուք (tʿukʿ), Old Church Slavonic пльвати (plĭvati), Sanskrit ष्ठीवति (ṣṭhīvati).

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VerbEdit

πτῡ́ω (ptū́ō)

  1. to spit out or up
  2. (of the sea) to disgorge

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