ἰαύω

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a reduplicated present *h₂í-h₂ews-ye- of Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes- ‎(pass the night). Cognates include Old Armenian ագանիմ ‎(aganim), Hittite 𒄷𒅖𒍣 ‎(ḫuiš-zi, to live, survive), and Sanskrit वसति ‎(vásati, to dwell, remain, stay). Related to αὐλή ‎(aulḗ).

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

ἰαύω ‎(iaúō)

  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
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill
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