Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


Non-contract Verb; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἰαύω ἰαύσω ἴαυσα

Structure: ἰαύ (Stem) + ω (Ending)

Etym.: a)/w, a)/hmi


  1. (poetic) to sleep, pass the night
  2. (with genitive) to stop, make to cease


Present tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ἰαύω ἰαύεις ἰαύει
Dual ἰαύετον ἰαύετον
Plural ἰαύομεν ἰαύετε ἰαύουσιν*
SubjunctiveSingular ἰαύω ἰαύῃς ἰαύῃ
Dual ἰαύητον ἰαύητον
Plural ἰαύωμεν ἰαύητε ἰαύωσιν*
OptativeSingular ἰαύοιμι ἰαύοις ἰαύοι
Dual ἰαύοιτον ἰαυοίτην
Plural ἰαύοιμεν ἰαύοιτε ἰαύοιεν
ImperativeSingular ί̓αυε ἰαυέτω
Dual ἰαύετον ἰαυέτων
Plural ἰαύετε ἰαυόντων, ἰαυέτωσαν
Infinitive ἰαύειν
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἰαυων ἰαυοντος ἰαυουσα ἰαυουσης ἰαυον ἰαυοντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ἰαύομαι ἰαύει, ἰαύῃ ἰαύεται
Dual ἰαύεσθον ἰαύεσθον
Plural ἰαυόμεθα ἰαύεσθε ἰαύονται
SubjunctiveSingular ἰαύωμαι ἰαύῃ ἰαύηται
Dual ἰαύησθον ἰαύησθον
Plural ἰαυώμεθα ἰαύησθε ἰαύωνται
OptativeSingular ἰαυοίμην ἰαύοιο ἰαύοιτο
Dual ἰαύοισθον ἰαυοίσθην
Plural ἰαυοίμεθα ἰαύοισθε ἰαύοιντο
ImperativeSingular ἰαύου ἰαυέσθω
Dual ἰαύεσθον ἰαυέσθων
Plural ἰαύεσθε ἰαυέσθων, ἰαυέσθωσαν
Infinitive ἰαύεσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἰαυομενος ἰαυομενου ἰαυομενη ἰαυομενης ἰαυομενον ἰαυομενου

Future tense

Imperfect tense

Aorist tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ῑ́̓αυσα ῑ́̓αυσας ῑ́̓αυσεν*
Dual ῑ̓αύσατον ῑ̓αυσάτην
Plural ῑ̓αύσαμεν ῑ̓αύσατε ῑ́̓αυσαν
SubjunctiveSingular ἰαύσω ἰαύσῃς ἰαύσῃ
Dual ἰαύσητον ἰαύσητον
Plural ἰαύσωμεν ἰαύσητε ἰαύσωσιν*
OptativeSingular ἰαύσαιμι ἰαύσαις ἰαύσαι
Dual ἰαύσαιτον ἰαυσαίτην
Plural ἰαύσαιμεν ἰαύσαιτε ἰαύσαιεν
ImperativeSingular ί̓αυσον ἰαυσάτω
Dual ἰαύσατον ἰαυσάτων
Plural ἰαύσατε ἰαυσάντων
Infinitive ἰαύσαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἰαυσᾱς ἰαυσαντος ἰαυσᾱσα ἰαυσᾱσης ἰαυσαν ἰαυσαντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular ῑ̓αυσάμην ῑ̓αύσω ῑ̓αύσατο
Dual ῑ̓αύσασθον ῑ̓αυσάσθην
Plural ῑ̓αυσάμεθα ῑ̓αύσασθε ῑ̓αύσαντο
SubjunctiveSingular ἰαύσωμαι ἰαύσῃ ἰαύσηται
Dual ἰαύσησθον ἰαύσησθον
Plural ἰαυσώμεθα ἰαύσησθε ἰαύσωνται
OptativeSingular ἰαυσαίμην ἰαύσαιο ἰαύσαιτο
Dual ἰαύσαισθον ἰαυσαίσθην
Plural ἰαυσαίμεθα ἰαύσαισθε ἰαύσαιντο
ImperativeSingular ί̓αυσαι ἰαυσάσθω
Dual ἰαύσασθον ἰαυσάσθων
Plural ἰαύσασθε ἰαυσάσθων
Infinitive ἰαύσεσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
ἰαυσαμενος ἰαυσαμενου ἰαυσαμενη ἰαυσαμενης ἰαυσαμενον ἰαυσαμενου

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.


  • ἀστέρεσ ὑπνώουσι, καὶ ἐν σκοπέλοισιν ἰαύει· (Colluthus, Rape of Helen, book 1173)
  • ποῦ δῆθ’ Ἕκτωρ τὸν ὑπασπίδιον κοῖτον ἰαύει; (Euripides, Rhesus, episode, lyric2)
  • ἐπειδὰν δὲ πολλὰσ μὲν ἀΰπνουσ νύκτασ ἰαύσῃσ ἤματα δ’ αἱματόεντα διαγάγῃσ, οὐ μὰ Δία τῆσ Ἑλένησ ἕνεκα οὐδὲ τῶν Πριάμου Περγάμων; (Lucian, De mercede, (no name) 11:5)
  • ἀλλ’ ἄγε, μὴ πύματόν τε καὶ ὕστατον ὕπνον ἰαύσῃσ, ἐκ λίκνου κατάβαινε, μελαίνησ νυκτὸσ ἑταῖρε. (Anonymous, Homeric Hymns, 29:4)
  • τί νυ νήγρετον ὕπνον ἰαύεισ; (Anonymous, Homeric Hymns, 18:2)


  1. to sleep

  2. to stop



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