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δμῳή

Ὄττω τις ἔραται -> Whatever one loves best | Whom you desire most
Sappho
Full diacritics: δμῳή Medium diacritics: δμῳή Low diacritics: δμωή Capitals: ΔΜΩΗ
Transliteration A: dmōiḗ Transliteration B: dmōē Transliteration C: dmoi Beta Code: dmw|h/

English (LSJ)

(Choerob. in Theod.1.405) or δμω-ή (both spellings freq. in codd.), ἡ, (δαμάω) prop.

   A female slave taken in war, δμῳαὶ δ' ἃς Ἀχιλεὺς ληΐσσατο (cf. δμώς) Il. 18.28, cf. 9.658, 24.643: generally, female slave, serving-woman, only in pl. in Hom., mostly joined with γυναῖκες: δμῳαί A.Ag.908, S.Ant.1189; δ. γυναῖκες A.Ch.84; rare in Prose, X.Cyr.5.1.6, Philostr.VA1.5: later in sg., Q.S.5.561; of things, δμωὴν… Ἄϊδος… μάκελλαν IG14.1389ii25.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ῆς (ἡ) :
1 captive de guerre, femme réduite en servitude par le droit de la guerre;
2 p. ext. servante.
Étymologie: cf. δμώς.

Greek Monotonic

δμῳή: ἡ (δαμάζω), δούλη πολέμου, αιχμάλωτη, σε Ομήρ. Ιλ.· έπειτα γενικά, δούλα, υπηρέτρια, Λατ. ancilla, σε Όμηρ., Τραγ.