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αἵμων

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a
Full diacritics: αἵμων Medium diacritics: αἵμων Low diacritics: αίμων Capitals: ΑΙΜΩΝ
Transliteration A: haímōn Transliteration B: haimōn Transliteration C: aimon Beta Code: ai(/mwn

English (LSJ)

ονος, ὁ, dub. sens., perh.

   A eager, Σκαμάνδριον αἵμονα θήρης Il. 5.49; expl. by Gramm. as = δαίμων, for δαήμων, skilful, cf. EM251.13.    II (αἷμα) bloody, E.Hec.90, dub.l.in A.Supp.847 (lyr.).

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

αἵμων: -ονος, ὁ, = δαίμων Β, δαήμων, ἐπιτήδειος, ἔμπειρος, Σκαμάνδριον αἵμονα θήρης, Ἰλ. Ε. 49· ἴδε Ἑρμάν. Αἰσχύλ. Ἀγ. 1450. ΙΙ. (αἷμα) πλήρης αἵματος, Αἰσχύλ. Ἱκ. 847, Εὐρ. Ἑκ. 90.

French (Bailly abrégé)

1ων, ον ; gén. ονος;
sanglant.
Étymologie: αἷμα.
2ων, ον ; gén. ονος;
avide de, passionné pour, selon d’autres habile à (la chasse), gén..
Étymologie: DELG hapax d’origine incertaine.

English (Autenrieth)

skilled in, w. gen., Il. 5.496†.

Greek Monotonic

αἵμων: -ονος, ὁ I. = δαήμων, επιδέξιος, επιτήδειος, ικανός, έμπειρος σε κάτι· με γεν., αἵμονα θήρης, σε Ομήρ. Ιλ.
II. (αἷμα) γεμάτος από αίμα, σε Αισχύλ., Ευρ.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

αἵμων: 2, gen. ονος кровавый Aesch., Eur.
2, gen. ονος ловкий, искусный (θήρης Hom.).

Etymological

-ονος
Grammatical information: adj.
Meaning: only Ε 49 Σκαμάνδριον αἵμονα θήρης, meaning uncertain (skilful?)
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: No etym. The proposal by Fay IF 26, 27ff. (to Lat. aemulor as raptor, rapax) was rejected by Kretschmer Glotta 3, 335. The word is found in Thessalian names, Ίππαίμων, Αἵμονος; Bechtel Dial. 1, 203.

Middle Liddell

= δαήμων,]
I. skilful in a thing, c. gen., αἵμονα θήρης Il.
II. (αἷμα) bloody, Aesch., Eur.

Dutch (Woordenboekgrieks.nl)

αἵμων -ον αἷμα bloederig.
αἵμων -ον, betekenis en etym. onzeker, msch. bedreven in, met gen. : Σκαμάνδριον αἵμονα θήρης Scamandrius, bedreven in de jacht Il. 5.49.