διαπυνθάνομαι

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

δια- (dia-, intensifier) +‎ πυνθάνομαι (punthánomai, to inquire, find out)

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δῐᾰπῠνθᾰ́νομαι (diapunthánomai)

  1. To find out, hear about thoroughly or in detail
    • 385 BCE – 380 BCE, Plato, Symposium 172a:
      καὶ ὅς, ‘Ἀπολλόδωρε,’ ἔφη, ‘καὶ μὴν καὶ ἔναγχός σε ἐζήτουν βουλόμενος διαπυθέσθαι τὴν Ἀγάθωνος συνουσίαν’
      kaì hós, ‘Apollódōre,’ éphē, ‘kaì mḕn kaì énankhós se ezḗtoun boulómenos diaputhésthai tḕn Agáthōnos sunousían’
      And he said "Apollodorus, I really was just looking for you, wanting to hear all about Agathon's drinking party."

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