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τέλλω , aor.
2. Pass., of stars, = ἀνατέλλω, rise, Arat.285,320,382.
II. intr. in Act., = ἀνατέλλω, ἡλίου τέλλοντος at sunrise, S.El.699; ἶρις τέλλει grows up, Nic.Fr. 74.32. (Cf. πέλω πέλομαι) fin., with which τέλλομαι (Pass.) is cogn.; the Act. τέλλω (fr. which δικασπόλος, θυηπόλος, ὑμνοπόλος, etc. are derived) may be formed fr. the Pass., with causal meaning ('cause to come into existence or be done'), as πείθω fr. πείθομαι, πεύθω fr. πεύθομαι; the sense rise is perh. derived from that of revolve as used of stars; ἐντέλλω, ἐπιτέλλω (A) may orig. have meant 'cause to be done (by another)'.)
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