διαπνέω

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

δῐᾰ- (dia-, through) +‎ πνέω (pnéō, blow, breathe).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

δῐᾰπνέω (diapnéō)

  1. blow through
    1. (intransitive) admit air
    2. (medical, Koine, in passive sense) dissipate by exhalation
  2. (intransitive) breathe between times, get breath
  3. (intransitive) evaporate
  4. (passive)
    1. (medicine) dissipate by exhalation
    2. (of plants) exhale

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • see πνέω (pnéō, blow; breathe)

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: διαπνέω (diapnéo)

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sense evaporate from Ancient Greek διαπνέω (blow through, breathe).
For sense characterized, semantic loan from French s'inspirer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ði.aˈpne.o/, /ðiaˈpne.o/
  • Hyphenation: δι‧α‧πνέ‧ω

VerbEdit

διαπνέω (diapnéo) (past διέπνευσα, passive διαπνέομαι) found only in the imperfective tenses

  1. be main characteristic, instill main idea, draw inspiration from (usually in the passive)
    Το έργο του διαπνέεται από πατριωτισμό.
    To érgo tou diapnéetai apó patriotismó.
    His work transpires (is characterized by) patriotism.
    Synonym: διαποτίζω (diapotízo)
  2. (rare: of plants) discharge vapour

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

  • διαπνοή f (diapnoḯ, emission of vapour) (of plants, of skin)