Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


α-contract Verb; Transliteration:

Principal Part: ὑποσπάω ὑποσπάσω

Structure: ὑπο (Prefix) + σπά (Stem) + ω (Ending)


  1. to draw away from under
  2. to withdraw secretly, withdrew, secretly


Present tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ὑπόσπω ὑπόσπᾳς ὑπόσπᾳ
Dual ὑπόσπᾱτον ὑπόσπᾱτον
Plural ὑπόσπωμεν ὑπόσπᾱτε ὑπόσπωσιν*
SubjunctiveSingular ὑπόσπω ὑπόσπῃς ὑπόσπῃ
Dual ὑπόσπητον ὑπόσπητον
Plural ὑπόσπωμεν ὑπόσπητε ὑπόσπωσιν*
OptativeSingular ὑπόσπῳμι ὑπόσπῳς ὑπόσπῳ
Dual ὑπόσπῳτον ὑποσπῷτην
Plural ὑπόσπῳμεν ὑπόσπῳτε ὑπόσπῳεν
ImperativeSingular ὑπόσπᾱ ὑποσπᾶτω
Dual ὑπόσπᾱτον ὑποσπᾶτων
Plural ὑπόσπᾱτε ὑποσπῶντων, ὑποσπᾶτωσαν
Infinitive ὑπόσπᾱν
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ὑποσπων ὑποσπωντος ὑποσπωσα ὑποσπωσης ὑποσπων ὑποσπωντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ὑπόσπωμαι ὑπόσπᾳ ὑπόσπᾱται
Dual ὑπόσπᾱσθον ὑπόσπᾱσθον
Plural ὑποσπῶμεθα ὑπόσπᾱσθε ὑπόσπωνται
SubjunctiveSingular ὑπόσπωμαι ὑπόσπῃ ὑπόσπηται
Dual ὑπόσπησθον ὑπόσπησθον
Plural ὑποσπώμεθα ὑπόσπησθε ὑπόσπωνται
OptativeSingular ὑποσπῷμην ὑπόσπῳο ὑπόσπῳτο
Dual ὑπόσπῳσθον ὑποσπῷσθην
Plural ὑποσπῷμεθα ὑπόσπῳσθε ὑπόσπῳντο
ImperativeSingular ὑπόσπω ὑποσπᾶσθω
Dual ὑπόσπᾱσθον ὑποσπᾶσθων
Plural ὑπόσπᾱσθε ὑποσπᾶσθων, ὑποσπᾶσθωσαν
Infinitive ὑπόσπᾱσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ὑποσπωμενος ὑποσπωμενου ὑποσπωμενη ὑποσπωμενης ὑποσπωμενον ὑποσπωμενου

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 draw away from under

  2. to withdraw secretly


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

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