For quantities, ἀνι epic, ἀνι_- attic; but Hom. has ἀνι_ει, ἀνι_έμενος.
The forms ἀνιεῖς, -εῖ are formed as if they were from ἀνιέω.
The Homeric forms in ἀνεσ- are created as if from ἀν-έζω.
The Ionic form ἀνέωνται is formed as if from ἀν-εόω.
I.to send up or forth, Hom., etc.; of the earth, to make spring up, Hhymn.; of females, to produce, Soph.:— Pass. to be sent up, produced, Aesch., etc.; to send up from the grave or nether world, id=Aesch., etc.
II.to send back, put back, open, Hom., Eur.
III.to let go, leave
, etc.; c. gen. rei, δεσμῶν ἀνίει loosed
: to let go unpunished
4.to let, allow
one to do a thing, c. acc. et inf., Hdt.
, etc.: —so, ἀν. κόμην to let
it hang, loosen
6.to let go free, leave untilled
, of ground dedicated to a god, Thuc.
:—Pass. to devote oneself, give oneself up
; of animals dedicated to a god, which are let range at large
; esp. in perf. pass. part. ἀνειμένος
7.to slacken, relax, let down, unstring, Hdt., Plat.:—then, to remit, neglect, give up, Soph., Thuc., etc.:—Pass. to be treated remissly, Thuc.
so intr. in Act. to slacken, abate
, of the wind, Soph.
, etc.; οὐδὲν ἀνιέναι
not to give way
at all, Xen.
:—c. part. to give up
doing, ὕων οὐκ ἀνίει [ὁ θεός] Hdt.
:—c. gen. to cease from
a thing, Eur.