previous next
γενν-άω , fut. Med. γεννήσομαι in pass. sense, D.S.19.2 (but
A.-ηθήσομαιId.4.9): (γέννα):—causal of γίγνομαι (cf. γείνομαι), mostly of the father, beget, “ γεννήσας πατήρS.El. 1412; οἱ γεννήσαντές σε your parents, X.Mem. 2.1.27; “τὸ γεννώμενον ἔκ τινοςHdt.1.108, etc.; ὅθεν γεγενναμένοι sprung, Pi.P.5.74; of the mother, bring forth, bear, A.Supp.48, Arist.GA716a22, X. Lac.1.3, etc.:—Med., produce from oneself, create, Pl. Ti.34b, Mx. 238a.
2. produce, grow, get, “κἂν σῶμα γεννήσῃ μέγαS.Aj.1077.
3. metaph., engender, produce, “λήθη τῶν ἰδίων κακῶν θρασύτητα γεννᾷDemocr.196; “παντοίαν ἀρετήνPl.Smp.209e; “διανοήματά τε καὶ δόξαςId.R.496a, etc.; γεννῶσι τὸν οὐρανὸν [οἱ φιλόσοφοι] call it into existence, Arist.Cael.283b31; ἐξ ἀσωμάτου γεννῶν λόγος ib.305a16, cf. Plot.6.6.9; of numbers, produce a total, Ph. 1.347.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: