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ὕκης

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225
Full diacritics: ὕκης Medium diacritics: ὕκης Low diacritics: ύκης Capitals: ΥΚΗΣ
Transliteration A: hýkēs Transliteration B: hykēs Transliteration C: ykis Beta Code: u(/khs

English (LSJ)

[ῡ], ὁ,

   A a sea-fish, Antim. ap. Ath.7.304e (om. Kinkel), Philet. 20, Call.Frr.72,156; also as fem. (perh. fr. nom. ὕκη), ὕκας ἀγεληΐδας Numen. ap. Ath.7.320d, 327b; also ὕκος, or ὗκος, ὁ, Hsch.: said by Zenod. ap. Ath.7.327c to be Cyren. for ἐρυθρῖνος, by Hermipp. Hist.ibid. (=Fr.74) to be = ἰουλίς.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ὕκης: [ῡ], ὁ, θαλάσσιός τις ἰχθύς, Ἀντίμ. παρ’ Ἀθην. 304F, Καλλίμαχ. αὐτόθι 284C, 327Α, Φιλητ. αὐτόθι 327C· ὡσαύτως ὡς θηλ. (ἴσως ἐξ ὀνομ. ὕκη), ὕκας ἀγεληίδας Νουμήν. αὐτόθι 320D, 327Β· ὡσαύτως ὕκος ἢ ὗκος, ὁ, «ὕκος· ἐρυθρῖνος» παρ’ Ἡσυχ.· κατὰ Ζηνόδοτον οἱ Κυρηναῖοι τὸν ὕκην ἐκάλουν ἐρυθρῖνον (κοινῶς: «λυθρῖνι»)· «Ἕρμιππος δ’ ὁ Σμυρναῖος ἐν τοῖς περὶ Ἱππώνακτος ὕκην ἀκούει τὴν ἰουλίδα (κοινῶς «γύλον»)» Ἀθήν. 327Β, C, ἴδε Σημ. Κοραῆ εἰς Ξενοκρ. σ. 59 καὶ 61, ιϛʹ.