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α-contract Verb; 이상동사 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀλάομαι

Structure: ἀλά (Stem) + ομαι (Ending)

Etym.: a)/lh,


  1. to wander, stray or roam about, to wander from home, be banished, to wander over
  2. to wander away from, cease to enjoy
  3. to wander in mind, be distraught


Present tense

Imperfect tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ἠλώμην ἠλῶ ἠλᾶτο
Dual ἠλᾶσθον ἠλᾱ́σθην
Plural ἠλώμεθα ἠλᾶσθε ἠλῶντο

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • ἡ δ’ ἅτε βησσήεντοσ ἀποπλαγχθεῖσα νομοῖο πόρτισ ἐρημαίῃσιν ἐνὶ ξυλόχοισιν ἀλᾶται φοινήεντι μύωπι, βοῶν ἐλατῆρι, τυπεῖσα· (Colluthus, Rape of Helen, book 118)
  • ὁ δ’ εὐτυχήσασ ἐσ τὸ δυστυχὲσ πεσὼν ψυχὴν ἀλᾶται τῆσ πάροιθ’ εὐπραξίασ. (Euripides, The Trojan Women, episode, antistrophe 3 2:4)
  • νομάδεσσι γὰρ ἐν Σκύθαισ ἀλᾶται Στράτων, ὃσ ὑφαντοδόνατον ἔσθοσ οὐ πέπαται· (Aristophanes, Birds, Lyric-Scene, lyric 1:1)
  • ηὐξάμην οὖν κἀνταῦθ’ ἐρωτῆσαι δύνασθαι τὸν Ἐρασίστρατον, εἰ μηδὲν ὄργανον ἡ τεχνικὴ φύσισ ἐδημιούργησε καθαρτικὸν τοῦ τοιούτου χυμοῦ, ἀλλὰ τῶν μὲν οὔρων ἄρα τῆσ διακρίσεώσ ἐστιν ὄργανα δύο καὶ τῆσ ξανθῆσ χολῆσ ἕτερον οὐ σμικρόν, ὁ δὲ τούτων κακοηθέστεροσ χυμὸσ ἀλᾶται διὰ παντὸσ ἐν ταῖσ φλεψὶν ἀναμεμιγμένοσ τῷ αἵματι. (Galen, On the Natural Faculties., B, section 942)
  • ἄταν ὑπέροπλον, ἅν οἱ πατὴρ ὑπερκρέμασε καρτερὸν αὐτῷ λίθον, τὸν αἰεὶ μενοινῶν κεφαλᾶσ βαλεῖν εὐφροσύνασ ἀλᾶται. (Pindar, Odes, olympian odes, olympian 1 15:1)


  1. to wander

  2. to wander away from

  3. to wander in mind


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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