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Headword: Ὀνῶ
Adler number: omicron,402
Translated headword: I benefit
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with an accusative.[1] The [sc. verb that means] I help.[2]
Greek Original:
Ὀνῶ: αἰτιατικῇ. τὸ ὠφελῶ.
The headword is a hypothetical contract-verb equivalent of ὀνίνημι (omicron 364). It is attested in the active, as here, only in lexicography and grammarians; but forms of a middle/passive ὀνέομαι occur twice (LSJ s.v. ὀνίνημι ).
[1] Similar entries in syntactical sources.
[2] As distinguished from similar-sounding verbs, such as ὄνομαι "I blame." Cf. ps.-Herodian; also Heracleides ap. Eustathius, Arcadius, Theognostus.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 January 2010@19:59:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 January 2010@03:18:56.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@05:56:03.


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