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λέγω , ipf. ἔλεγ̓, λέγε, λέγομεν, fut. part. λέξοντες, aor. ἔλεξεν, imp. λέξον, mid. pres. subj. λεγώμεθα, ipf. λέγοντο, fut. λέξομαι, aor. λέξατο, aor. 2 ἐλέγμην, ἔλεκτο, λέκτο, imp. λέξο, λέξεο, pass. aor. ἐλέχθην. The above forms are common to two distinct roots λεγ, gather, and λεχ, lay. —I. root λεγ, gather, collect, Il. 23.239, Il. 10.755, Od. 18.359, Od. 24.72, 224; count, Od. 4.452; pass., Il. 3.188; then enumerate, recount, tell, relate, Il. 2.222, Od. 5.5, Od. 11.374; mid., collect for oneself, count oneself in, select, Il. 8.507, 547, Od. 9.335, Il. 2.125; λέκτο ἀριθμόν, counted over the number (for himself), Od. 4.451; also talk over (with one another), μηκέτι ταῦτα λεγώμεθα, Od. 3.240.—II. root λεχ, act. aor. 1, lay, put to bed or to rest, Il. 24.635; met., Il. 14.252; mid., fut. and aor. 1 and 2, lay oneself down, lie down to sleep, lie, Od. 4.413, 453, Il. 4.131, Θ 519, Il. 9.67.