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ἰάχω [ι^, α^, v. sub fin.], lon. impf.
A.ἰάχεσκεHes.Sc.232; Aeol. ἴαυχεν, = ἴαχεν, Aristarch. ap. Eust. 1654.28:—cry, shout, “ἰάχοντες ἐπεσσύμεθ᾽Od.4.454, etc.; of battle-shouts, “Ἀργεῖοι δὲ μέγα ἴαχονIl.17.317; “σμερδαλέα ἰάχων19.41, Od.22.81; shriek in alarm or pain, “πρὸς κόλπον . . τιθήνης ἐκλίνθη ἰάχωνIl.6.468, cf. 5.343, Od.10.323; “δμῳαὶ . . θυμὸν ἀκηχέμεναι μεγάλ᾽ ἴαχονIl.18.29; “γοηρὸν ἴαχενEpigr.Gr. 790.7 (Dyme, iii B.C.): sts. of articulate speech, of a herald, E.El. 707 (lyr.); of the ship Argo, A.R.4.581,592, cf. AP5.298.10 (Agath.).
2. of things, ring, resound, of an echo, “περὶ δ᾽ ἴαχε πέτρηOd.9.395, cf. Il.21.10, Limen.15; of waves, “ἀμφὶ δὲ κῦμα στείρῃ . . μεγάλ᾽ ἴαχεIl.1.482, Od.2.428, cf. Il.2.394; of fire, roar, 23.216; of a bowstring, twang, 4.125; of hot iron in water, hiss, Od.9.392; of a struck shield, Hes.Sc.232; also “μέλαθρον ὑπὸ μολπᾶς ἴαχενAP7.194 (Mnasalc.).
3. c. acc. cogn., . μέλος sound forth a strain, Call.Cer.40; “ἄνδρες ἐπήρατον ἴαχον ὄρθιονSapph.Supp. 20c.4; [λογίων ὁδόν] τινι proclaim it to him, Ar.Eq.1016: c. acc.pers., sound one's praises, ἴαχον Ἀπόλλω were sounding his praises, Id.Av.772; “με Νεμέα ἴαχεν ἀθλοφόρονEpigr.Gr.932a.—Ep. only 3sg. and pl. impf. and part.: pres. “ἰάχειE.El.707: pf. only in part. of the compd. ἀμφιαχυῖα (q. v.): ἰαχέω (q. v.) is commoner in Att. Poets. (ϝιϝάχω, cf. Od.4.454, al.; when ϝ is observed ι is short and the sense pres. or impf.; when a preceding vowel is elided ι is long and the sense aor., as in “μεγάλ᾽ ἴαχεIl.1.482, al.: hence in the latter places μεγάλα ϝϝάχε etc. (καὶ εὔαχε ἔϝϝαχε) in 20.62, ἐν πρώτοισι ϝαχών in 19.424) is prob. cj.: -α^-, exc. in impf. ι^α_χον (v.l. ἴακχον) Ar.Av.l.c.: wāˇĝh- perh. cogn. with swāˇĝh- in “ἠχέω, ἀχέωB.
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