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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἐξευρετέος ἐξευρετέᾱ ἐξευρετέον

Structure: ἐξευρετε (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: from e)ceuri/skw


  1. to be discovered
  2. one must find out


First/Second declension

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.


  • ἐξευρετέοσ γὰρ νοῦσ ἀποστερητικὸσ κἀπαιόλημ’. (Aristophanes, Clouds, Lyric-Scene, iambics19)
  • ἀλλ’ ἐάν τισ ποιῇ ἐν οἷσ ταῦτα τὰ ἰαμβεῖα ἔνεστιν, τὰ τῆσ Νιόβησ πάθη, ἢ τὰ Πελοπιδῶν ἢ τὰ Τρωικὰ ἤ τι ἄλλο τῶν τοιούτων, ἢ οὐ θεοῦ ἔργα ἐατέον αὐτὰ λέγειν, ἢ εἰ θεοῦ, ἐξευρετέον αὐτοῖσ σχεδὸν ὃν νῦν ἡμεῖσ λόγον ζητοῦμεν, καὶ λεκτέον ὡσ ὁ μὲν θεὸσ δίκαιά τε καὶ ἀγαθὰ ἠργάζετο, οἱ δὲ ὠνίναντο κολαζόμενοι· (Plato, Republic, book 2 395:2)


  1. to be discovered

  2. one must find out

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

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