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ἀφίημι

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀπό (apó, from, away from) + ἵημι (híēmi, to send, throw)

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VerbEdit

ἀφίημῐ (aphī́ēmi)

  1. to send forth, discharge, emit
    1. to let fall from one's grasp
    2. (in prose) to send forth, dispatch
    3. to give up or hand over
  2. to send away
    1. (of people)
      1. to let go, loose, set free
      2. to let go, dissolve, disband, break up, dismiss
      3. to put away, divorce
      4. to let go as an ἄφετος (áphetos)
    2. (of things) to get rid of, shed, give up
      1. (with πλοῖον (ploîon)) to set sail
      2. (law) to remit, excuse
  3. to leave alone, pass by, not notice
    1. (with accusative and infitive) to donate to public property
  4. (with accusative and infinitive) to allow, let, permit
  5. (seemingly intransitive) to break up, march, sail
    1. (with infinitive) to give up doing
  6. (in middle voice) to send forth from oneself
    1. to loose something of one's own
    2. (often in Attic, with genitive) to let go of

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