Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


Non-contract Verb; Transliteration:

Principal Part: εἰλύω

Structure: εἰλύ (Stem) + ω (Ending)

Etym.: ei)/lw


  1. to enfold, enwrap, to be wrapt or covered
  2. to crawl or wriggle along
  3. rolled up, crouching


Present tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular εἰλύω εἰλύεις εἰλύει
Dual εἰλύετον εἰλύετον
Plural εἰλύομεν εἰλύετε εἰλύουσιν*
SubjunctiveSingular εἰλύω εἰλύῃς εἰλύῃ
Dual εἰλύητον εἰλύητον
Plural εἰλύωμεν εἰλύητε εἰλύωσιν*
OptativeSingular εἰλύοιμι εἰλύοις εἰλύοι
Dual εἰλύοιτον εἰλυοίτην
Plural εἰλύοιμεν εἰλύοιτε εἰλύοιεν
ImperativeSingular εί̓λυε εἰλυέτω
Dual εἰλύετον εἰλυέτων
Plural εἰλύετε εἰλυόντων, εἰλυέτωσαν
Infinitive εἰλύειν
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
εἰλυων εἰλυοντος εἰλυουσα εἰλυουσης εἰλυον εἰλυοντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular εἰλύομαι εἰλύει, εἰλύῃ εἰλύεται
Dual εἰλύεσθον εἰλύεσθον
Plural εἰλυόμεθα εἰλύεσθε εἰλύονται
SubjunctiveSingular εἰλύωμαι εἰλύῃ εἰλύηται
Dual εἰλύησθον εἰλύησθον
Plural εἰλυώμεθα εἰλύησθε εἰλύωνται
OptativeSingular εἰλυοίμην εἰλύοιο εἰλύοιτο
Dual εἰλύοισθον εἰλυοίσθην
Plural εἰλυοίμεθα εἰλύοισθε εἰλύοιντο
ImperativeSingular εἰλύου εἰλυέσθω
Dual εἰλύεσθον εἰλυέσθων
Plural εἰλύεσθε εἰλυέσθων, εἰλυέσθωσαν
Infinitive εἰλύεσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
εἰλυομενος εἰλυομενου εἰλυομενη εἰλυομενης εἰλυομενον εἰλυομενου

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 enfold

  2. rolled up


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

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