previous next
ἐγκον-έω , be quick and active, esp. in service, Hom., only part. pres., with another Verb, ἐπεὶ στόρεσαν λέχος ἐγκονέουσαι in haste, Od.7.340, Il.24.648, cf. Critias Fr.16 D.: later also in imper., ἐγκόνει make haste! S.Aj.988, Ar.Ach.1088; also “ἐγκονῶμενS.Aj.811; “ἐγκονεῖτεId.Tr.1255, E.HF521; οὐ θᾶττον ἐγκονήσεις; Ar.Av.1324: c. acc. cogn., κέλευθον ἥνπερ ἦλθες ἐγκόνει πάλιν hasten back the way by which thou camest, A.Pr.962: c. inf., Opp.H.4.103, Q.S.1.157. —Rare in Prose, Luc.Anach.4.
2. urge on, incite, “κυσίνAP6.268 (Mnasalc., s. v.l.).
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 References (10 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 962
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1324
    • Euripides, Heracles, 521
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.648
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.340
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 811
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 988
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1255
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 1088
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 4
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: