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εἴρω (A), aor. εἶρα (v. infr.), also ἔρσα (v. διείρω):—Pass., pf. part. ἐρμένος ἐν-) Hdt.4.190; Ep. ἐερμένος (v. infr.):—mostly in compds., ἀν-, δι-, ἐν-, ἐξ-, συν-είρω:—
A.fasten together in rows, string, used by Hom. only in Ep. pf. Pass., ἠλέκτροισιν ἐερμένος [a necklace] strung with pieces of amber, Od.18.296, and plpf. Pass., “μετὰ δ᾽ ἠλέκτροισιν ἔερτο15.460; περὶ στήθεσσιν ἔερτο [μίτρη] A.R.3.868; τὸ εὖ εἰρόμενον a connected system, Plot.2.3.7.
II. after Act., “στεφάνους εἴ.Pi.N.7.77; “εἴ. τὰ θεῖαPlu.2.1029c; insert, “εἰς βρόχον εἴρας τὸν τράχηλονZaleuc. ap. Stob.4.2.19 ad fin., cf. PMag.Par.1.259; esp. in speech, string together, εἴρας καὶ συνυφάνας ἕκαστα [λόγος] Ph.1.499; “θρῆνονJ.BJ6.5.3; “πολλὰ ὀνόματαPhilostr.VA 1.20, cf. 6.17; “οἱ μηδὲ δύο σχεδὸν ῥήματα δεξιῶς εἴρειν δυνάμενοιS.E. M.1.98:—Pass., εἰρομένη λέξις continuous, running style, i.e. not antithetic or with balanced periods, Arist.Rh.1409a29.
2. εἰρόμενον, τό, 'dossier' of documents, Mitteis Chr.184.9 (iii A.D.); “εἰ. τραπεζιτικόνPLips.9.22. (Etym. dub., cf. either Lat. sero or Lith. vérti 'thread'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.190
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.460
    • Homer, Odyssey, 18.296
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 6.5.3
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.868
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 1.20
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 6.17
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