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ἀνία , Ion. ἀνίη , Aeol. ὀνία , ,
A.grief, sorrow, distress, trouble, Hes. Th.611, Sapph.1.3 (pl.), Thgn.76, etc.; “ὑπὸ τῆς ἀνίας ἀνεθολοῦθ᾽ καρδίαPherecr.116; εἰς ἀνίαν ἔρχεταί τινι is like to be a mischief to him, S.Aj.1138, cf. Pl.Grg.477d, Prt.355a,al.: in pl., “ὀνίαισιSapph. l. c.; “ἀντ᾽ ιῶν ἀνίαιThgn.344; “ἐμοὶ λιπὼν ἀνίαςS.Aj.973, cf. 1005, Ph.1115, Pl.Prt.353e.
2. concrete, δαιτὸς ἀνίη the killjoy of our feast, Od.17.446; ἄπρηκτος ἀνίη inevitable bane, of Scylla, 12.223; “ἀνίη καὶ πολὺς ὕπνοςan annoyance, 15.394. [In Hom. and S. always ι_, also E.IT1031 (s.v.l.). Other Poets made the ι long or short as the verse required, though the Homeric quantity prevailed in Ep.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1031
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 611
    • Homer, Odyssey, 17.446
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.394
    • Plato, Protagoras, 353e
    • Plato, Protagoras, 355a
    • Plato, Gorgias, 477d
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1005
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1138
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 973
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1115
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.223
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