Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


Non-contract Verb; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀμφιέπω

Structure: ἀμφ (Prefix) + έ̔π (Stem) + ω (Ending)

Etym.: Forms such as a)mfi/epon or a)/mfepon could be interpreted as either imperfect or as second aorist.


  1. to go about, be all round, encompass
  2. to be busy about, look after, to do honour or reverence to
  3. to tend, to guard, protect
  4. to court
  5. with good heed, heedfully, carefully
  6. to follow and crowd round


Present tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ἀμφέπω ἀμφέπεις ἀμφέπει
Dual ἀμφέπετον ἀμφέπετον
Plural ἀμφέπομεν ἀμφέπετε ἀμφέπουσιν*
SubjunctiveSingular ἀμφέπω ἀμφέπῃς ἀμφέπῃ
Dual ἀμφέπητον ἀμφέπητον
Plural ἀμφέπωμεν ἀμφέπητε ἀμφέπωσιν*
OptativeSingular ἀμφέποιμι ἀμφέποις ἀμφέποι
Dual ἀμφέποιτον ἀμφεποίτην
Plural ἀμφέποιμεν ἀμφέποιτε ἀμφέποιεν
ImperativeSingular ἀμφέπε ἀμφεπέτω
Dual ἀμφέπετον ἀμφεπέτων
Plural ἀμφέπετε ἀμφεπόντων, ἀμφεπέτωσαν
Infinitive ἀμφέπειν
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἀμφεπων ἀμφεποντος ἀμφεπουσα ἀμφεπουσης ἀμφεπον ἀμφεποντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ἀμφέπομαι ἀμφέπει, ἀμφέπῃ ἀμφέπεται
Dual ἀμφέπεσθον ἀμφέπεσθον
Plural ἀμφεπόμεθα ἀμφέπεσθε ἀμφέπονται
SubjunctiveSingular ἀμφέπωμαι ἀμφέπῃ ἀμφέπηται
Dual ἀμφέπησθον ἀμφέπησθον
Plural ἀμφεπώμεθα ἀμφέπησθε ἀμφέπωνται
OptativeSingular ἀμφεποίμην ἀμφέποιο ἀμφέποιτο
Dual ἀμφέποισθον ἀμφεποίσθην
Plural ἀμφεποίμεθα ἀμφέποισθε ἀμφέποιντο
ImperativeSingular ἀμφέπου ἀμφεπέσθω
Dual ἀμφέπεσθον ἀμφεπέσθων
Plural ἀμφέπεσθε ἀμφεπέσθων, ἀμφεπέσθωσαν
Infinitive ἀμφέπεσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἀμφεπομενος ἀμφεπομενου ἀμφεπομενη ἀμφεπομενης ἀμφεπομενον ἀμφεπομενου

Imperfect tense

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.


  • ὧσ δὲ καὶ ὧλλοι ἀθάνατοι μάκαρεσ δεινὴν θεὸν ἀμφιέπουσιν. (Apollodorus, Argonautica, book 1 19:14)
  • κωμικὸν ἀμφιέπω Θάλεια μέλοσ, ἔργα δὲ φωτῶν οὐχ ὁσίων θυμέλῃσι φιλοκροτάλοισιν ἀθύρω. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume III, book 9, chapter 505 1:2)
  • βαιὸσ δ’ ἀμφιέπει λίθοσ ἄντυγασ Ἠριγενείησ ὡρονόμῳ σοφίῃ καὶ σκιόεντι τύπῳ. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume III, book 9, chapter 8072)
  • ὃσ καὶ γῆρασ ἔθηκεν ἑοῖσ μόχθοισιν ἐλαφρὸν ἡμέτερον, καὶ νῦν ἀμφιέπει θυσίαισ. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume II, book 8, chapter 762)
  • εἰσ τὸν αὐτόν Μαρτινιανοῦ σῆμα μεγακλέοσ, εἲ τιν’ ἀκούεισ Καππαδοκῶν Ῥώμησ πρόθρονον εὐγενέων, παντοίαισ ἀρετῇσι κεκασμένον, ἀλλὰ κόνιν περ ἁζόμενοι στήλην καὶ τάφον ἀμφιέπειν. (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume II, book 8, chapter 1161)


  1. to go about

  2. to be busy about

  3. to tend

  4. to court

  5. to follow and crowd round


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

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