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ῥιζίον

Second declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: ῥιζίον ῥιζίου

Structure: ῥιζι (Stem) + ον (Ending)

Etym.: r(i/za의 지소사

Sense

  1. a little root

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

  • ἔστι γάρ τι ῥιζίον, ὃ διατραγόντ’ ἔσεσθον ἐπτερωμένω. (Aristotle, Birds, Episode16)
  • "ἡ ἐν Κρήτῃ καλουμένη Κυπρία συκῆ φέρει τὸν καρπὸν ἐκ τοῦ στελέχουσ καὶ τῶν παχυτάτων ἀκρεμόνων, βλαστὸν δέ τινα ἀφίησι μικρὸν ἄφυλλον ὥσπερ ῥίζιον, πρὸσ ᾧ ὁ καρπόσ, τὸ δὲ στέλεχοσ μέγα καὶ παρόμοιον τῇ λεύκῃ, φύλλον δὲ τῇ πτελέᾳ. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 3, book 3, chapter 6 1:2)
  • τὴν δὲ γραῦν τὴν ἀσθενοῦσαν πάνυ πάλαι, τὴν βρυτικήν, ῥίζιον τρίψασ τι μικρὸν δελεάσασ τε γεννικῇ τὸ μέγεθοσ κοίλῃ λεπαστῇ, τοῦτ’ ἐποίησεν ἐκπιεῖν. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 11, book 11, chapter 70 2:2)
  • τὴν δὲ Μήδειαν ἐξελαυνομένην ἐκ τῆσ πόλεωσ, καὶ μίαν ἡμέραν παρὰ τοῦ Κρέοντοσ λαβοῦσαν εἰσ τὴν τῆσ φυγῆσ παρασκευήν, εἰσ μὲν τὰ βασίλεια νυκτὸσ εἰσελθεῖν ἀλλοιώσασαν τοῖσ φαρμάκοισ τὴν αὑτῆσ ὄψιν, καὶ τὴν οἰκίαν ὑφάψαι, ῥίζιόν τι προσθεῖσαν, εὑρημένον μὲν ὑπὸ Κίρκησ τῆσ ἀδελφῆσ, δύναμιν δ’ ἔχον, ἐπὰν ἐξαφθῇ, δυσκατάσβεστον. (Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica, book 4, chapter 54 5:1)

Synonyms

  1. a little root

Related

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

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