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Ancient Greek: pléɔː

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Lexeme data

Language:Ancient Greek
Meaning:float
Source form:πλέω
Phonological form:pléɔː
Gloss:go by sea, float
Notes:Inf. πλεῖν. More commonly used to mean "sail", etc., but also "float" (of inanimates in the sea).
Cognate codes:D

Source of lexical data

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Source: LSJ = H. G. Liddell, R. Scott. H. S. Jones. A Greek-English Lexicon. (Oxford, rev. ed. with supplement 1968)
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class D
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Source: Chantraine, Pierre. 1968-1980. Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grec. Paris: Klinksieck.
Reliability: High
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Source: Beekes, Robert. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Leiden: Brill.
Reliability: High
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Source: Garrett, Andrew (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: High