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μορμολυκεῖον

Second declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: μορμολυκεῖον μορμολυκεῖου

Structure: μορμολυκει (Stem) + ον (Ending)

Etym.: = mormw/, Plat.

Sense

Declension

Second 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.

Examples

  • ἀνάγκην ἐξηγούμεθα καὶ μισοῦσί τε ἅμα καὶ ἐπιβουλεύουσιν ἀνθρώποισ σύνεσμεν, ὅπου μηδὲ τῶν μορμολυκείων ‐ ὄφελόσ τι ἡμῖν γίγνεται, ἀλλὰ τῷ περὶ τῆσ Ὕδρασ μύθῳ τὸ πρᾶγμα ἐοίκεν· (Lucian, Phalaris, book 1 8:3)
  • εἶτα διὰ τοῦτον ταῖσ γυναικωνίτισιν σφραγῖδασ ἐπιβάλλουσιν ἤδη καὶ μοχλοὺσ τηροῦντεσ ἡμᾶσ, καὶ προσέτι Μολοττικοὺσ τρέφουσι μορμολυκεῖα τοῖσ μοιχοῖσ κύνασ. (Aristotle, Thesmophoriazusae, Lyric-Scene26)
  • παρεκάθητο δὲ αὐτῷ γυνὴ ἐπὶ ζεύγουσ ὁδοιποροῦντι τά τε ἄλλα εἰδεχθὴσ καὶ ξηρὰ τὸ ἥμισυ τὸ δεξιὸν καὶ τὸν ὀφθαλμὸν ἐκκεκομμένη, παλλώβητόν τι καὶ ἀπρόσιτον μορμολυκεῖον. (Lucian, Toxaris vel amicitia, (no name) 24:4)
  • οἱ μὲν οὖν ἀμφὶ τὸν Ιὤνα καὶ τὸν Δεινόμαχον καὶ τὸν Κλεόδημον κεχηνότεσ ἀτενὲσ προσεῖχον αὐτῷ, γέροντεσ ἄνδρεσ ἑλκόμενοι τῆσ ῥινόσ, ἠρέμα προσκυνοῦντεσ οὕτωσ ἀπίθανον κολοσσόν, ἡμισταδιαίαν γυναῖκα, γιγάντειόν τι μορμολύκειον. (Lucian, Philopsuedes sive incredulus, (no name) 21:1)
  • μορμολύκειον. (Epictetus, Works, book 2, 17:2)
  • μορμολύκειον. (Epictetus, Works, book 2, 19:2)

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

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