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ὄπεας

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels
Full diacritics: ὄπεᾰς Medium diacritics: ὄπεας Low diacritics: όπεας Capitals: ΟΠΕΑΣ
Transliteration A: ópeas Transliteration B: opeas Transliteration C: opeas Beta Code: o)/peas

English (LSJ)

ᾰτος, τό,

   A awl, Poll.10.141 (v.l. ὄπεαρ) ; dat. written ὑπέατι in Hdt.4.70, cf. Hsch. s.v. ὔπεα, and ῥάπτει ὑπητίῳ rupiat, Gloss. :— Dim. ὀπήτιον, τό, Nicoch.9 (dub., ὄπεαρ Kock), Hp.Epid.5.45, LXX Ex.21.6, De.15.17, Peripl.M.Rubr.17 ; ὀπητίδιον, Poll.7.83. (Prob. from same root as ὀπή.)

German (Pape)

[Seite 356] ατος, τό, die Schusterahle, Her. 4, 70, mit der v. l. ὕπεας, der äol. Form; weil damit Löcher gestochen werden, ὀπή.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ὄπεᾰς: -ᾰτος, τό, σουβλίον ὑποδηματοποιοῦ, Λατιν. subula, Πολυδ. Ι΄, 141· ὀπέατι ἐκ διορθώσεως παρ’ Ἡροδ. 4. 70, ἀντὶ ὑπέατι· - ὑποκορ. ὀπήτιον, τό, Νικοχάρης ἐν «Κρησὶν» 1· ὀπητίδιον, Πολυδ. Ζ΄, 83, πρβλ. Ι΄, 141. (Πιθαν. ἐκ τῆς αὐτῆς ῥίζης ἐξ ἧς τὸ ὀπή).

French (Bailly abrégé)

ὀπέατος (τό) :
alêne de cordonnier.
Étymologie: ὀπή.

Greek Monotonic

ὄπεᾰς: -ᾰτος, τό (ὀπή), σούβλα, Λατ. subula, σε Ηρόδ.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

ὄπεας: ατος τό атт. = ὕπεας.

Etymological

Grammatical information: n.
Meaning: awl (Poll. 10, 141).
Other forms: V.l. -εαρ. Dat. ὑπέατι (Hdt. 4, 70). ὑπέατα ὀπήτια H. (ὕπεα τὰ ὀπίσθια cod.)
Derivatives: Dimin. ὀπήτ-ιον n. (Hp., LXX; ὑπ- Gloss.), -ίδιον n. (Poll. 7, 83); unclear Nicoch. 9.
Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: After Schwyzer KZ 60, 224ff. from *ὀπα-Ϝατ- prop. "provided with an ear", from the special form of the perforated pull-through-awl; there also (decisive?) criticism of the older interpretation as "Lochgerät" (e.g. Orion: παρὰ τὸ ὀπὰς ἐμποιεῖν). The ὑπ-, which cannot we explained away must somehow be due to folketymology. - The variant shows that the word is Pre-Greek (not in Furnée). Note that forms in -αρ occur in Pre-Greek.

Middle Liddell

ὄπεᾰς, ᾰτος, εος, τό, [ὀπή]
an awl, Lat. subula, Hdt.