Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


Non-contract Verb; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀχλύω

Structure: ἀχλύ (Stem) + ω (Ending)

Etym.: From a)xlu/s


  1. to be or grow dark


Present tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ἀχλύω ἀχλύεις ἀχλύει
Dual ἀχλύετον ἀχλύετον
Plural ἀχλύομεν ἀχλύετε ἀχλύουσιν*
SubjunctiveSingular ἀχλύω ἀχλύῃς ἀχλύῃ
Dual ἀχλύητον ἀχλύητον
Plural ἀχλύωμεν ἀχλύητε ἀχλύωσιν*
OptativeSingular ἀχλύοιμι ἀχλύοις ἀχλύοι
Dual ἀχλύοιτον ἀχλυοίτην
Plural ἀχλύοιμεν ἀχλύοιτε ἀχλύοιεν
ImperativeSingular ά̓χλυε ἀχλυέτω
Dual ἀχλύετον ἀχλυέτων
Plural ἀχλύετε ἀχλυόντων, ἀχλυέτωσαν
Infinitive ἀχλύειν
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἀχλυων ἀχλυοντος ἀχλυουσα ἀχλυουσης ἀχλυον ἀχλυοντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ἀχλύομαι ἀχλύει, ἀχλύῃ ἀχλύεται
Dual ἀχλύεσθον ἀχλύεσθον
Plural ἀχλυόμεθα ἀχλύεσθε ἀχλύονται
SubjunctiveSingular ἀχλύωμαι ἀχλύῃ ἀχλύηται
Dual ἀχλύησθον ἀχλύησθον
Plural ἀχλυώμεθα ἀχλύησθε ἀχλύωνται
OptativeSingular ἀχλυοίμην ἀχλύοιο ἀχλύοιτο
Dual ἀχλύοισθον ἀχλυοίσθην
Plural ἀχλυοίμεθα ἀχλύοισθε ἀχλύοιντο
ImperativeSingular ἀχλύου ἀχλυέσθω
Dual ἀχλύεσθον ἀχλυέσθων
Plural ἀχλύεσθε ἀχλυέσθων, ἀχλυέσθωσαν
Infinitive ἀχλύεσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἀχλυομενος ἀχλυομενου ἀχλυομενη ἀχλυομενης ἀχλυομενον ἀχλυομενου

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.


  1. to be or grow dark

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

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