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μασσάομαι

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225
Full diacritics: μασσάομαι Medium diacritics: μασσάομαι Low diacritics: μασσάομαι Capitals: ΜΑΣΣΑΟΜΑΙ
Transliteration A: massáomai Transliteration B: massaomai Transliteration C: massaomai Beta Code: massa/omai

English (LSJ)

μασί-σσημα, μασί-σσησις, μασι-σσητήρ, incorrectly written for μασάομαι, etc. μάσσεται,

   A v. μαίομαι.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

μασσάομαι: -σσημα, -σσησις, -σσητήρ, ἴδε μασάομαι, κτλ.

English (Strong)

from a primary masso (to handle or squeeze); to chew: gnaw.

English (Thayer)

(R G) more correctly μασάομαι (L T Tr WH): imperfect 3rd person plural ἐμασῶντο; (ΜΑΩ μάσσω, to knead); to chew, consume, eat, devour (κρέας, Aristophanes, Plutarch, 321; τά δέρματα τῶν θυρεων, Josephus, b. j. 6,3, 3; ῤίζας ξύλων, the Sept. ἐμασῶντο τάς γλώσσας αὐτῶν, they gnawed their tongues (for pain), Revelation 16:10.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

μασσάομαι: v. l. = μασάομαι.

Chinese

原文音譯:mass£omai 馬沙哦買
詞類次數:動詞(1)
原文字根:噬
字義溯源:咬,試作,咬下一口;昔時常用牙咬銀幣以試其真偽,源自(μασάομαι / μασσάομαι)X*=處理,擠)
出現次數:總共(1);啓(1)
譯字彙編
1) 咬(1) 啓16:10