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Headword: Εἴρει
Adler number: epsiloniota,186
Translated headword: speaks
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] says.
Greek Original:
Εἴρει: λέγει.
Note:
The present tense active and middle of εἴρω are used in epic: see LSJ s.v. εἴρω (B). In Attic, this verb supplies future and perfect tense forms for λέγω . The root is *wer- with the suffix *yo-; cognates include English "word" and Latin verbum. Cf. epsiloniota 185, epsiloniota 187, epsiloniota 188, epsiloniota 196.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 June 2005@01:37:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 30 June 2005@02:47:25.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 30 June 2005@11:19:41.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 1 July 2005@00:26:40.
David Whitehead on 26 November 2012@05:59:51.

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