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First/Second declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἐπισκεπτέος ἐπισκεπτέᾱ ἐπισκεπτέον

Structure: ἐπισκεπτε (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: 분사형


  1. to be considered or examined
  2. one must consider


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.


  • ἐπισκεπτέον οὖν τὰ μὲν αὐτόν, τὰ δὲ τὴν γυναῖκα, ὡσ ἑκατέροισ διαιρεῖται τὰ ἔργα τῆσ οἰκονομίασ. (Aristotle, Economics, Book 1 38:1)
  • ὅσα δὲ μάλιστα δι’ αὐτῶν ἑκάστῃ συμβαίνει, ταῦτα ἐπισκεπτέον ἡμῖν ἐστιν. (Aristotle, Economics, Book 2 5:6)
  • τὸ μὲν οὖν τοῦ Παναιτίου βέλτιον ἐπισκεπτέον ὅπωσ ἔχει. (Plutarch, , chapter 1 7:1)
  • δεῖ δὲ καὶ τὰ ὀνόματα ἐν τῷ ἀφελεῖ λόγῳ μὴ καθ’ ἑνὸσ μόνον πράγματοσ προάγεσθαι, ἀλλὰ καὶ δύο καὶ τρία σημαίνειν, οἱο͂ν ἐπειδὴ τὸ [τε] ἀπιέναι εἴδη πλείω ἔχει τινά, πάντα ταῦτα ἐπισκεπτέον· (Aristides, Aelius, Ars Rhetorica, , chapter 13 6:10)
  • ὅμοιον γάρ ἐστι τῷ Ἡρακλεῖ μαλακίαν ὀνειδίζειν καὶ κατηγορεῖν αἰσχροκέρδειαν Κάτωνοσ, εἰ δὲ ἄλλῃ πη μὴ καλῶσ πέπρακται τὰ περὶ τὸν γάμον, ἐπισκεπτέον. (Plutarch, Cato the Younger, chapter 52 5:1)


  1. to be considered or examined

  2. one must consider


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

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