ξυνίημι (“ι^”): as Ar. Av. 946 begins a trimeter with “ξυνίημ᾽ ὅτι βούλει”. The initial “ι” of “ἵημι” is properly long in pres. (and impf.) indic., imper., infin., and partic. This is the regular quantity in Attic: cp. 596. In Homeric verse the pres. indic. and imper., and the pres. part., (act. and midd.,) have “ι_” in arsis (and once, even in thesis, Il. 12. 274“ἀλλὰ πρόσωἵεσθε”): but “ι^” in thesis, as when “ἵενται” closes a verse. The impf., too, has “ι^” in thesis, as Il. 1. 479（“ἵει”). The Tragoedians, following epic precedent, sometimes shorten “ι” in these parts of “ἵημι”: thus “ἵησιν” (“ι^”) in lyrics, Aesch. Th. 310.But it is noteworthy that in tragic dialogue the examples of “ι^” seem to be confined to the pres. part.; thus Aesch. Th. 493“ἱέντα”: Eur. Hec. 338 and I. A. 1101 “ἱεῖσα”: I. T. 298 “ἱείς”. τάδ̓: your kindly purpose.
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