Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


-μι athematic Verb; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: πρόσκειμαι πρόσκείσομαι

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

Etym.: on the ionic forms v. kei=mai


  1. to be placed or laid by or upon, to lie by or upon, were upon, to keep close to, lying near, the inside
  2. to lie beside, cling to, to be given to wife
  3. to be involved in or bound up with
  4. to be attached or devoted to, to put faith in, to be addicted to
  5. to press upon, be urgent with, with zeal
  6. to press close or hard, pursue closely, to follow close, the enemy
  7. to fall to, belong to, to be laid upon
  8. to be added or attached 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.


  • τῷ πρόσκειμαι δούλα τλάμων; (Euripides, The Trojan Women, choral, antistrophe 18)
  • μήτ’ εἰήν ἔντιμοσ τούτοισ μήτ’, εἴ τῳ πρόσκειμαι χρηστῷ, ξυνναίοιμ’ εὔκηλοσ, γονέων ἐκτίμουσ ἴσχουσα πτέρυγασ ὀξυτόνων γόων. (Sophocles, choral, epode5)
  • ἔστι δὲ καὶ ἄλλοσ λόγοσ ἔχων ὧδε, τῷ μάλιστα λεγομένῳ αὐτόσ πρόσκειμαι, Σκύθασ τοὺσ νομάδασ οἰκέοντασ ἐν τῇ Ἀσίῃ, πολέμῳ πιεσθέντασ ὑπὸ Μασσαγετέων, οἴχεσθαι διαβάντασ ποταμὸν Ἀράξην ἐπὶ γῆν τὴν Κιμμερίην τὴν γὰρ νῦν νέμονται Σκύθαι, αὕτη λέγεται τὸ παλαιὸν εἶναι Κιμμερίων, τοὺσ δὲ Κιμμερίουσ ἐπιόντων Σκυθέων βουλεύεσθαι ὡσ στρατοῦ ἐπιόντοσ μεγάλου, καὶ δὴ τὰσ γνώμασ σφέων κεχωρισμένασ, ἐντόνουσ μὲν ἀμφοτέρασ, ἀμείνω δὲ τὴν τῶν βασιλέων· (Herodotus, The Histories, book 4, chapter 11 2:1)
  • ἐγὼ δὲ ‐ πρόσκειμαι γὰρ πλέον τι ἢ οἱ λοιποὶ τῇ Ὁμήρου ποιήσει ‐ δοκῶ τῇ Νιόβῃ τῶν παίδων μηδένα ὑπόλοιπον γενέσθαι. (Pausanias, Description of Greece, , chapter 21 15:2)


  1. to be involved in or bound up with

  2. to press upon

  3. to press close or hard

  4. to fall to

  5. to be added or attached to


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

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