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ἰχανάω

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: ἰχᾰνάω Medium diacritics: ἰχανάω Low diacritics: ιχανάω Capitals: ΙΧΑΝΑΩ
Transliteration A: ichanáō Transliteration B: ichanaō Transliteration C: ichanao Beta Code: i)xana/w

English (LSJ)

[ῑ],

   A crave, yearn, v.l. for ἰσχ- in Il.23.300, Od 8.288; τυροῦ ἀλώπηξ ἰχανῶσα Babr.77.2:—Med., ἰχανᾶσθ' ἐπαυρέσθαι Herod. 7.26, cf. Hsch., EM478.44. (Cf. sq.; Ἴχανα, name of a town in Sicily, is derived from the root by St.Byz.: prob. cogn. with ἀχήν, ἠχήν; Avest. ᾱζι- 'craving', Skt. īhate 'crave'.)

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἰχανάω: ἴδε ἰσχανάω ἐν τέλ.

French (Bailly abrégé)

-ῶ :
s’attacher à, désirer.
Étymologie: ἔχω.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

ἰχᾰνάω: (= ἰσχανάω) страстно желать (τυρου ἀλώπηξ ἰχανῶσα Babr.).

Frisk Etymological English

-άομαι
Grammatical information: v.
Meaning: desire, try, crave (Hom., Babr., Herod.);
Compounds: IE [14] *h₂eh₂ǵʰ-, h₂i-h₂ǵh-? desire
Derivatives: also ἰχαίνω id. (Call. Aet. 1, 1, 22), prob. innovation after ὑφανάω : ὑφαίνω a. o. (s. Schwyzer 700); further on the formation Risch par. 112e , Chantraine Gramm. hom. 1, 360; also Bolling Lang. 21, 52. An alternating ρ-stem may be seen in ἶχαρ desire (A. Supp. 850, lyr.) vermutet werden. S. ἀχήν.
Origin: IE [Indo-European] [14] *h₂eh₂ǵʰ-, h₂i-h₂ǵh-? desire
Etymology: S. ἀχήν.

{{FriskDe |ftr=ἰχανάω: -άομαι
{īkhanáō}
Forms: daneben ἰχαίνω ib. (Kall. Aet. 1, 1, 22), wohl Neubildung nach ὑφανάω : ὑφαίνω u. a. (s. Schwyzer 700); weiteres zur Bildung Risch par. 112e (m. Lit.), Chantraine Gramm. hom. 1, 360; dazu noch Bolling Lang. 21, 52.
Grammar: v.
Meaning: begehren, trachten, streben (Hom., Babr., Herod.);
Etymology : Der alternierende ρ-Stamm kann in dem unsicheren ἶχαρ Begierde (A. Supp. 850, lyr.) vermutet werden. — S. [[ἀ̄χήν.
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