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ἰαύω

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ew-, *h₂u-es-. Cognates include Old Armenian ագանիմ (aganim), Hittite [script?] (ḫu̯iš, to live)[script?], and Sanskrit वसति (vasati). Related to αὐλή (aulḗ).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ἰαύω (iauō)

  1. (poetic) to sleep, pass the night
    1. (with genitive) to stop, make to cease

InflectionEdit

Mostly used in present and imperfect.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ 8th edition
  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers