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ἀλέγω Prob. from Root ΛΕΓ, = LIG in Lat. religio, α being euphonic. only in pres. trouble oneself, have a care, mostly with negat.:
1.absol., οὐκ ἀλ. to have no care, heed not, Lat. negligo, Hom.; κύνες οὐκ ἀλέγουσαι careless, reckless dogs, Od.; without negat., ἀλέγουσι κιοῦσαι are heedful in their course.
II.with a case,
1.c. gen. to care for, Od., Aesch.
2.c. acc. to heed, regard, respect, Il.:—without a negat., ὅπλα ἀλέγουσιν take care of, Od.

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