See also: klepto

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Representing a combining form of Ancient Greek κλέπτης(kléptēs, thief), κλέπτω(kléptō, steal), from Proto-Indo-European *klep-(to steal). Cognate with Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌹𐍆𐌰𐌽(hlifan, to steal), Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌹𐍆𐍄𐌿𐍃(hliftus, thief).

PrefixEdit

klepto-

  1. Forming compound words having the sense of "theft", "thief", "stealing".