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Headword: Ἰκμάζω
Adler number: iota,268
Translated headword: I moisten
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] I make wet.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related noun] ἰκμάς ["moisture"], [meaning] wetness.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰκμάζω: ὑγραίνω. καὶ Ἰκμάς, ἡ ὑγρασία.
Notes:
[1] The verb ἰκμάζω can mean "exude moisture", hence "dry up"; but it can also be synonymous with ἰκμαίνω "moisten": see LSJ s.v. (web address 1).
[2] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 17.392 (where this noun occurs) and see generally LSJ entry at web address 2.
Associated internet addresses:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 August 2001@12:20:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword) on 21 August 2001@10:53:31.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 10 January 2013@07:54:41.
Catharine Roth (betacode) on 11 January 2019@01:42:36.

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