Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


-μι athematic Verb; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἔγκειμαι ἔγκείσομαι

Structure: ἐγ (Prefix) + κεί (Stem) + μαι (Ending)

Etym.: used as Pass. of e)nti/qhmi


  1. to lie in, be wrapped in, clothes
  2. to be involved in
  3. to press upon, pressing upon, was, urgent, he insists
  4. to be devoted to


Present tense

Future tense

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.


  • ἰὼ δμωαί, δυσθρηνήτοισ ὡσ θρήνοισ ἔγκειμαι, τᾶσ οὐκ εὐμούσου μολπᾶσ βοὰν ἀλύροισ ἐλέγοισ, αἰαῖ, αἰαῖ, κηδείοισ οἴκτοισιν· (Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, choral, anapests 1:1)
  • οἷσ δ’ ἔγκειμαι μόχθοισ, Φοίβῳ δουλεύσω, κοὐ λήξω τοὺσ βόσκοντασ θεραπεύων. (Euripides, Ion, choral, anapests22)
  • τήν τ’ ἀθλίαν ἔμ’, οἷσιν ἔγκειμαι κακοῖσ, ῥῦσαι, πάρεργον δοῦσα τοῦτο τῆσ τύχησ· (Euripides, Helen, episode, dialogue 8:15)
  • εἶπε καὶ ἀγροιῶτισ ἀλαθέα κοσκινόμαντισ, ἁ πρᾶν ποιολογεῦσα Παραιβάτισ, οὕνεκ’ ἐγὼ μὲν τὶν ὅλοσ ἔγκειμαι, τὺ δέ μευ λόγον οὐδένα ποιῇ. (Theocritus, Idylls, 25)
  • Δύστηνοσ ἔγκειμαι πόθῳ ἄψυχοσ, χαλεπῇσι θεῶν ὀδύνῃσιν ἕκητι πεπαρμένοσ δι’ ὀστέων. (Unknown, Elegy and Iambus, Volume II, , 315)


  1. to be involved in

  2. to press upon

  3. to be devoted to


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

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