ἵζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sisdō, *sizdō a form of Proto-Indo-European *sed- (sit). Cognates include Sanskrit सीदति (sī́dati), Latin sīdō and Umbrian [script?] (sistu). Compare ἕζομαι (hézomai).

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Verb[edit]

ἵζω (hízō)

  1. (transitive) I cause to sit, seat, place
  2. (transitive, 1st aorist) I set up
  3. (intransitive) I sit, sit down
  4. (intransitive) I sit still, am quiet
  5. (intransitive) I sink
  6. (intransitive) I settle down

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The second-person imperative singular is ἵζε and not ἷζε.

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