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ἡθμός

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.
Full diacritics: ἡθμός Medium diacritics: ἡθμός Low diacritics: ηθμός Capitals: ΗΘΜΟΣ
Transliteration A: hēthmós Transliteration B: hēthmos Transliteration C: ithmos Beta Code: h(qmo/s

English (LSJ)

SIG2 (Sigeum, vi B.C.), Hdn.Gr.1.543, in codd. usu. (but perh. wrongly) ἠθμός, ὁ, (ἤθω)

   A strainer, colander, SIG l.c., E.Fr. 374, IG22.1416.11, 4.39.20, Gal.Nat.Fac.1.15; esp. wine-strainer, Pherecr.41; part of an eel-trap, Arist.HA534a22; of the eyelashes, X.Mem.1.4.6; prov., τῷ ἠθμῷ ἀντλεῖν, of fruitless toil, Arist.Oec. 1344b25.    II ἠ. σχοίνινος,= κημός 111, Cratin.132, cf. AP9.482.23 (Agath.).    III sluice or weir (?), IG11(2).287 A75 (Delos, iii B.C.).

French (Bailly abrégé)

anc. att. c. ἠθμός.