4591. sēmainō
Lexical Summary
sēmainō: to give a sign
Original Word: σημαίνω
Transliteration: sēmainō
Phonetic Spelling: (say-mah'-ee-no)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to give a sign
Meaning: to give a sign
Strong's Concordance

From sema (a mark; of uncertain derivation); to indicate -- signify.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4591: σημαίνω

σημαίνω; imperfect ἐσήμαινον (Acts 11:28 L WH text); 1 aorist ἐσημανα, for ἐσήμηνα which is the more common form in the earlier and more elegant Greek writings (see Matthiae, § 185; Kühner, § 343, under the word; (Veitch, under the word); Lob. ad Phryn., p. 24f; Winers Grammar, § 15, under the word; Buttmann, 41 (35)); (from σῆμα a sign); from (Homer), Aeschylus, Herodotus down; to give a sign, to signify, indicate: τί, Acts 25:27; followed by indirect discourse, John 12:33; John 18:32; John 21:19; equivalent to to make known: absolutely Revelation 1:1; followed by the accusative with an infinitive Acts 11:28.


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