ἵζω

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See also: -ίζω

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

ἵζω (hízō)

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

Inflection[edit]

The second-person singular imperative is ἵζε (híze) and not *ἷζε (*hîze).

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References[edit]

  • ἵζω in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἵζω in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἵζω in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ἵζω» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «ἵζω» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ἵζω in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill