θύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear. Compare θῡμός(thūmós), Latin suffiō and Hittite [script needed](tuhhae, pant, sigh).

Verb[edit]

θῡ́ω ‎(thū́ō)

  1. I offer in sacrifice, slay, burn, immolate
  2. I kill, slaughter (in a general sense)
  3. (middle voice) I cause to be sacrificed
  4. I consult (of oracles, prophets, etc)
  5. I celebrate
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear. Compare Latin furō. May be related to Etymology 1.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

θύω ‎(thúō)

  1. I rush in, storm, rage, seethe (in general of violent movements)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • θύω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • θύω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • θύω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «θύω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • θύω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • G2380”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • BDAG