Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


α-contract Verb; Transliteration:

Principal Part: βοάω

Structure: βοά (Stem) + ω (Ending)

Etym.: boh/


  1. to cry aloud, to shout, men ready to shout
  2. to sound, resound, roar, howl, it proclaims
  3. to call to one, call on
  4. to call for, shout out for
  5. to noise abroad
  6. to cry aloud or command in a loud voice


Present tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular βόω βόᾳς βόᾳ
Dual βόᾱτον βόᾱτον
Plural βόωμεν βόᾱτε βόωσιν*
SubjunctiveSingular βόω βόῃς βόῃ
Dual βόητον βόητον
Plural βόωμεν βόητε βόωσιν*
OptativeSingular βόῳμι βόῳς βόῳ
Dual βόῳτον βοῷτην
Plural βόῳμεν βόῳτε βόῳεν
ImperativeSingular βο͂ᾱ βοᾶτω
Dual βόᾱτον βοᾶτων
Plural βόᾱτε βοῶντων, βοᾶτωσαν
Infinitive βόᾱν
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
βοων βοωντος βοωσα βοωσης βοων βοωντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular βόωμαι βόᾳ βόᾱται
Dual βόᾱσθον βόᾱσθον
Plural βοῶμεθα βόᾱσθε βόωνται
SubjunctiveSingular βόωμαι βόῃ βόηται
Dual βόησθον βόησθον
Plural βοώμεθα βόησθε βόωνται
OptativeSingular βοῷμην βόῳο βόῳτο
Dual βόῳσθον βοῷσθην
Plural βοῷμεθα βόῳσθε βόῳντο
ImperativeSingular βόω βοᾶσθω
Dual βόᾱσθον βοᾶσθων
Plural βόᾱσθε βοᾶσθων, βοᾶσθωσαν
Infinitive βόᾱσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
βοωμενος βοωμενου βοωμενη βοωμενης βοωμενον βοωμενου

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 cry aloud

  2. to call to one

  3. to call for

  4. to noise abroad

  5. to cry aloud or command in a loud voice


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

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