Ancient Greek-English Dictionary Language


Non-contract Verb; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: τανύω

Structure: τανύ (Stem) + ω (Ending)

Etym.: tei/nw


  1. to stretch, strain, stretch out, to string, having strung his, to push, tight, he reins in, having aimed, filled out, to run at full stretch
  2. to strain, make more intense, strained
  3. to stretch out, lay along, lay, to lay, stretch, at his length, to lie stretched out, to extend, stretched away


Present tense

1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular τανύω τανύεις τανύει
Dual τανύετον τανύετον
Plural τανύομεν τανύετε τανύουσιν*
SubjunctiveSingular τανύω τανύῃς τανύῃ
Dual τανύητον τανύητον
Plural τανύωμεν τανύητε τανύωσιν*
OptativeSingular τανύοιμι τανύοις τανύοι
Dual τανύοιτον τανυοίτην
Plural τανύοιμεν τανύοιτε τανύοιεν
ImperativeSingular τάνυε τανυέτω
Dual τανύετον τανυέτων
Plural τανύετε τανυόντων, τανυέτωσαν
Infinitive τανύειν
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
τανυων τανυοντος τανυουσα τανυουσης τανυον τανυοντος
1st person2nd person3rd person
IndicativeSingular τανύομαι τανύει, τανύῃ τανύεται
Dual τανύεσθον τανύεσθον
Plural τανυόμεθα τανύεσθε τανύονται
SubjunctiveSingular τανύωμαι τανύῃ τανύηται
Dual τανύησθον τανύησθον
Plural τανυώμεθα τανύησθε τανύωνται
OptativeSingular τανυοίμην τανύοιο τανύοιτο
Dual τανύοισθον τανυοίσθην
Plural τανυοίμεθα τανύοισθε τανύοιντο
ImperativeSingular τανύου τανυέσθω
Dual τανύεσθον τανυέσθων
Plural τανύεσθε τανυέσθων, τανυέσθωσαν
Infinitive τανύεσθαι
Participle MasculineFeminineNeuter
τανυομενος τανυομενου τανυομενη τανυομενης τανυομενον τανυομενου

Imperfect tense

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.


  • εἰσ τὸν αὐτὸν ὅτε τὰσ παλάμασ ἐξέτεινε τροπούμενοσ τὸν Ἀμαλήκ Σταυροφανῶσ τανύεισ παλάμασ τίνοσ εἵνεκα, Μωσῆ; (Unknown, Greek Anthology, book 1, chapter 601)
  • "ὦ φίλοι, οὐ μὲν ἐγὼ τανύω, λαβέτω δὲ καὶ ἄλλοσ. (Homer, Odyssey, Book 21 16:1)
  • ὡσ δ’ ὅτ’ ἀνὴρ ταύροιο βοὸσ μεγάλοιο βοείην λαοῖσιν δώῃ τανύειν μεθύουσαν ἀλοιφῇ· (Homer, Iliad, Book 17 39:3)


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

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