ἀλέξω

ἀλέξω
Grammatical information: v.
Meaning: `ward off, defend' (Il.).
Other forms: ἀλεξήσω, -ησα Hom.; without -η- middle aor. ἀλέξασθαι (Hom.), fur. ἀλέξομαι (S.).
Dialectal forms: Myc. Arekeseu \/Alekseus\/; arekotore \/Alektorei\/.
Compounds: As first member ἀλεξ(ι-), e.g. in ἀλεξί-κακος (Hom.); also Άλέξανδρος, from which comes the Hittite rendering Alakšanduš (Kretschmer Glotta 13, 205ff., 21, 244ff., 24, 242ff., 33, 22f.); Sommer's view that it is in origin Anatolian (IF 55, 187ff., Nominalkomp., esp. 186ff., is now abandoned).
Derivatives: ἀλέκτωρ, from which ἀλεκτρυών is derived (q.v.). - From the stem with -η- (cf. ἀλεξήσω): e.g. ἀλεξητήρ `defender' (Hom.) and ἀλεξήτωρ (S.);
Origin: IE [Indo-European] [32] *h₂elk-, *h₂lek-s- `ward off'
Etymology: Beside ἀλεξ- there is the stem ἀλκ-, see ἀλκ-ή. They continue *h₂(e)lk-: *h₂lek-s. On the meanings s. Holt Les noms d'action en -σις 78. ἀλέξ- agrees exactly with Skt. rákṣati `protect'.
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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  • ἀλεξόμενον — ἀλέξω raáks̥ati fut part mid masc acc sg ἀλέξω raáks̥ati fut part mid neut nom/voc/acc sg ἀλέξω raáks̥ati pres part mp masc acc sg ἀλέξω raáks̥ati pres part mp neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἀλέξησθε — ἀλέξω raáks̥ati aor subj mid 2nd pl ἀλέξω raáks̥ati aor subj act 2nd pl (epic) ἀλέξω raáks̥ati pres subj mp 2nd pl ἀλέξω raáks̥ati pres subj act 2nd pl (epic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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  • ἀλέξεται — ἀλέξω raáks̥ati aor subj mid 3rd sg (epic) ἀλέξω raáks̥ati fut ind mid 3rd sg ἀλέξω raáks̥ati pres ind mp 3rd sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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