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Full diacritics: ἐνί Medium diacritics: ἐνί Low diacritics: ενί Capitals: ΕΝΙ
Transliteration A: ení Transliteration B: eni Transliteration C: eni Beta Code: e)ni/

English (LSJ)

poet. for ἐν, both Ep. and Att., also in Ion. prose.

German (Pape)

[Seite 843] ion. u. poet. = ἐν.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἐνί: ποιητ. ἀντὶ ἐν, Ἐπικ. καὶ Ἀττ., ὡσαύτως ἐν τῇ Ἰωνικῇ πεζολογίᾳ. 2) = ἠνί, ἴδε ἐν λ. ἐνός.

French (Bailly abrégé)

v. ἐν.

English (Autenrieth)

in.—I. adv., in, therein, among them, Il. 5.740, etc.; esp. the form ἔνι, for ἔνεστι, ἔνεισι, πολέες δ' ἔνι μῦθοι, Il. 20.248. Here belong all examples of ‘tmesis’ so-called, ἐν δ' ἔπεσε, ‘fell on’ the throng, Il. 15.624. The adv. may be defined in its relation by a dative in the same clause, thus showing an approach to the true prepositional use, ἐν δέ τε θῦμὸς στήθεσιν ἄτρομός ἐστιν, in them, viz., in their breasts, Il. 16.162.—II. prep. w. dat., in, on, among; not only of place and persons, ἐν Δαναοῖσι, ἐν ἆθανάτοισι, ἐνὶ στρατῷ, ἐν πᾶσιν, Od. 2.194; but also of conditions, physical and mental, ἐν φιλότητι, ἐν πένθεϊ, ἐν δοιῇ, Il. 9.230. Of time, ὥρῃ ἐν εἰαρινῇ, Π , Od. 18.367; instead of a causal or an instrumental expression, ἐν ὀφθαλμοῖς ὁρᾶν, Il. 1.587, Il. 3.306, Od. 10.385; κατακτείνεσθαι ἀνδρῶν ἐν παλάμῃσιν, Ε , Il. 24.738, etc.; often with verbs of motion, the state of rest after motion taking the place of movement into, ἐν γούνασι πίπτειν, Il. 5.370; ἐν χερσὶ τιθέναι, etc.; elliptical, ἐνὶ Κίρκης, sc. ὄικῳ, Od. 10.282, esp. εἰν Ἀίδᾶο. When ἐνί follows its case, it is written ἔνι (‘anastrophe’), Il. 9.53. ;;: see ἐν.

Greek Monotonic

ἐνί:I. ποιητ. αντί ἐν. II. ἑνί, δοτ. του εἷς.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

ἐνί: эп.-ион.-поэт. = ἐν.