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ἀχάνεια

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883
Full diacritics: ἀχάνεια Medium diacritics: ἀχάνεια Low diacritics: αχάνεια Capitals: ΑΧΑΝΕΙΑ
Transliteration A: acháneia Transliteration B: achaneia Transliteration C: achaneia Beta Code: a)xa/neia

English (LSJ)

[χᾰ], ἡ, (ἀχᾰνής II)

   A immensity, infinite expanse, τοῦ ὀπίσω καὶ πρόσω αἰῶνος M.Ant.12.7; infinite void, Syrian. in Metaph.60.5; εἰς ἀ. λήγειν Olymp. in Mete.82.22; ἡ τοῦ ἀπείρου ἀστάθμητος ἀ. Dam. Pr.53.    2 Medic., wide opening, cauity, Heliod.(?)ap.Orib.46.19.12, Paul.Aeg.6.107.

German (Pape)

[Seite 417] ἡ, unermeßliche Weite, Kluft, M. Anton. 12, 7 u. Medic.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ας (ἡ) :
vide immense, gouffre.
Étymologie: ἀχανής.

Spanish (DGE)

-ας, ἡ

• Alolema(s): -νία Sud.s.u. φάρυγξ
1 vacío infinito τοῦ ὀπίσω καὶ πρόσω αἰῶνος M.Ant.12.7, cf. Syrian.in Metaph.60.5, εἰς ἀχάνειαν λήγειν Olymp.in Mete.82.22, ἡ τοῦ ἀπείρου ἀστάθμητος ἀ. Dam.Pr.53.
2 anat. cavidad εἰς τὴν ἀχάνειαν ἔριον μαλακὸν ... ἐντίθεται Heliod.(?) en Orib.46.19.12, cf. Paul.Aeg.6.107, τοῦ στόματος Sch.Od.9.373, Sud.l.c.