Ancient GreekEdit


From Proto-Indo-European *seu-. Cognate with Latin sucus ‎(juice) and Sanskrit सुनोति ‎(sunoti). Possibly related to Ὑάς ‎(Huás).




ῡ̔́ω ‎(hū́ō)

  1. I rain
    1. (with accusative of place) I rain on
    2. (with cognate accusative)
    3. (with dative of mode)
      • 250–350 BC, Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 8.333.a
  2. (passive) I am drenched with rain
  3. (passive) I fall as rain


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