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ὑηνέω

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.
Full diacritics: ὑηνέω Medium diacritics: ὑηνέω Low diacritics: υηνέω Capitals: ΥΗΝΕΩ
Transliteration A: hyēnéō Transliteration B: hyēneō Transliteration C: yineo Beta Code: u(hne/w

English (LSJ)

   A to be as stupid as a hog, play the hog, Pl.Tht.166c; also συηνέω, Phot.

German (Pape)

[Seite 1175] wie ein Schwein sein, handeln, sich säuisch, ungeschliffen betragen, Plat. Theaet. 166 c u. Sp.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ὑηνέω: εἶμαι ὡς χοῖρος, φέρομαι ὡς χοῖρος, σκαιῶς καὶ ἀμαθῶς ἀναστρέφομαι, Πλάτ. Θεαίτ. 166C· συηνέω, «συηνεῖν· τὸ ἀμαθῶς ἀναστρέφεσθαι καὶ συῶδές τι ποιεῖν» κατὰ Φώτ.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

ὑηνέω: поступать по-свински Plat.