, In Prose εἶμι
serves as fut. to ἔρχομαι
, I shall go, shall come. to come
, etc.; c. acc. cogn., ὁδὸν ἰέναι to go
a road, Od.
, c. gen., ἰὼν πεδίοιο going across
the plain; χροὸς εἴσατο went through
in a ship, Od.
; of birds, to fly
: of things, πέλεκυς εἶσι διὰ δουρός
the axe goes
through the beam, Il.
; φάτις εἶσι
the report goes
; metaph. usages, ἰέναι ἐς λόγους τινί
to enter on a conference with one, Thuc.
, etc.; ἰέναι ἐς χεῖρας
to come to blows, id=Thuc.
; ἰέναι διὰ δίκης πατρί
to contest the point with him, Soph.
; ἰέναι διὰ μάχης, διὰ φιλίας to live
in conflict, in friendship with others, etc.
2.ἴτω let it pass, well then
the part. is added by Trag.
to Verbs, φρονείτω ἰών
let him go and