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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

  • ἰαύω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἰαύω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἰαύω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • ἰαύω in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ἰαύω in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • 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