σίζω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

σῐ́ζω (sízō)

  1. to hiss, especially of the noise made by plunging hot metal into cold water, to which is compared the hissing of the Cyclops' eye when the burnt stake was thrust into it

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “σίζω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 1329-1330