See also: ρέω

Ancient Greek edit

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Etymology edit

From Proto-Hellenic *hréyyō, from Proto-Indo-European *sréwyeti, from *srew- (to flow). Cognates include Sanskrit स्रवति (srávati), Old Church Slavonic строуꙗ (struja, stream).

Pronunciation edit


Verb edit

ῥέω (rhéō)

  1. to flow, stream, run, gush
    1. (figuratively)
    2. to fall off, drop off
    3. (of molten objects) to liquefy, run
    4. to be in perpetual flux
    5. (of persons) to be inclined to, given to
    6. to leak
    7. to have a flux (diarrhea-causing disease)
    8. (impersonal)
  2. (transitive, rare) to let flow, pour
  3. (transitive, with cognate accusative) to let run

Inflection edit

This verb does not contract ε with η, ο, or ω.

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Descendants edit

  • Greek: ρέω (réo)

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