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ἐπιστέλλω

ἐπιστέλλω

Ancient Greek

Verb

ἐπῐστέλλω (epistéllō)

  1. I send to, inform by letter/message
  2. I order, command, esp. in writing
    • 430 BCE – 354 BCE, Xenophon, Cyropaedia 4.5.34
      ἐγὼ ἐπιστέλλω σοι περὶ Περσῶν ᾗπερ γέγραπται
      I instruct you exactly as it is written
    • 460 BCE – 420 BCE, Herodotus, Histories 4.131
      ἔφη οἱ ἐπεστάλθαι ἄλλο ἢ δόντα τὴν ταχίστην ἀπαλλάσσεσθαι
      he said that he had been told only to give the gifts and then leave at once

Inflection

Derived terms

  • ἀντεπῐστέλλω (antepistéllō)
  • δῐεπῐστέλλω (diepistéllō)
  • ἐπῐστολᾱγράφος (epistolāgráphos)
  • ἐπῐστοληφόρος (epistolēphóros)
  • ἐπῐστολιᾱφόρος (epistoliāphóros)
  • ἐπῐστολόγρᾰφος (epistológraphos)
  • πᾰρεπῐστέλλω (parepistéllō)
  • προεπῐστέλλω (proepistéllō)
  • προσεπῐστέλλω (prosepistéllō)
  • σῠνεπῐστέλλω (sunepistéllō)

Related terms

  • ἐπίστᾰλμᾰ (epístalma)
  • ἐπίστᾰλσῐς (epístalsis)
  • ἐπῐστᾰλτῐκός (epistaltikós)
  • ἐπῐστολάδην (epistoládēn)
  • ἐπῐστολεύς (epistoleús)
  • ἐπῐστολή (epistolḗ)
  • ἐπῐστολῐκός (epistolikós)
  • ἐπῐστολῐμαῖος (epistolimaîos)

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