Open main menu

Wiktionary β

ὑποκρίνομαι

Contents

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Mediopassive of ῠ̔ποκρῑ́νω (hupokrī́nō), from ῠ̔πο- (hupo-, under) +‎ κρῑ́νω (krī́nō, I pronounce).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hy.po.krǐː.no.mai̯/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)y.poˈkri.no.mɛ/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /y.poˈkri.no.mɛ/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /y.poˈkri.no.me/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /i.poˈkri.no.me/
  • VerbEdit

    ῠ̔ποκρῑ́νομαι (hupokrī́nomai)

    1. to answer
    2. to interpret
    3. (Attic) to dialogue, to answer on the stage; to play a part, be an actor
    1. (figuratively) to feign, to dissemble

    Usage notesEdit

    In the sense of "answer", the usual word in Attic was ᾰ̓ποκρῑ́νομαι (apokrī́nomai).

    InflectionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    ReferencesEdit