Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


First/Third declension Adjective; Transliteration:

Principal Part: αἱματόεις

Structure: αἱματοεντ (Stem) + ος (Ending)


  1. blood-red or of blood
  2. bloody, murderous


First/Third declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • ἐν δ’ ἄρα μέσσῳ αἱματόεισ ἕστηκεν, ἀτείρεοσ Ἄρεοσ εἰκών, δένδρον δ’ ὡσ ἕστηκε σιδηρείαισ ὑπὸ ῥίζαισ, κοὐκ ἐθέλεν πεσέειν· (Unknown, Greek Anthology, Volume V, book 16, chapter 6a 1:2)
  • ἤρικε δ’ ἱπποδάσεια κόρυσ περὶ δουρὸσ ἀκωκῇ πληγεῖσ’ ἔγχεί̈ τε μεγάλῳ καὶ χειρὶ παχείῃ, ἐγκέφαλοσ δὲ παρ’ αὐλὸν ἀνέδραμεν ἐξ ὠτειλῆσ αἱματόεισ· (Homer, Iliad, Book 17 29:4)
  • ὣσ εἰπὼν ἐσ δίφρον ἑλὼν ἔναρα βροτόεντα θῆκ’, ἂν δ’ αὐτὸσ ἔβαινε πόδασ καὶ χεῖρασ ὕπερθεν αἱματόεισ ὥσ τίσ τε λέων κατὰ ταῦρον ἐδηδώσ. (Homer, Iliad, Book 17 56:1)


  1. blood-red or of blood

  2. bloody

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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