ἴσχω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *si-sǵʰ-, reduplicated zero-grade present of *seǵʰ-, from which also ἔχω (ékhō, have).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

ῐ̓́σχω (ískhō)

  1. (Epic) hold back, restrain
  2. (reflexive, middle in Epic, active in later Greek) stay, stop
  3. hold fast; keep, maintain
  4. (later Greek) have

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

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