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πείθω

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *bheidh. Cognates include Latin fīdō.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [peː́tʰɔː]
  • (Koine): IPA: [pˈiːtʰo̞ː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [pˈiθo]

Verb

present πείθω, future: πείσω, aorist: ἔπεισα/ἔπιθον, perfect: πέποιθα/πέπεικα, perfect m/p: unknown, aorist passive: ἐπιθόμην

  1. I convince, persuade
  2. I cheat, betray
  3. I appease, soothe
  4. I cause to obey, impel
  5. (passive) I listen to, obey
  6. (passive) I believe, trust

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G3982

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