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ἰγνύα , Ion. ἰγνύη , ,
A.the part behind the thigh and knee, ham, “κατ᾽ ἰγνύην βεβλημένοςIl.13.212; “παρ᾽ ἰγνύῃσιν ἕλιξε κέρκονTheoc.25.242, cf. 26.17, AP12.176 (Strat.), APl.4.253: also in Prose, Hp.Fract.13, Ruf.Onom.121; τὸ μόριον τὸ τῆς ἅλσεως κύριον καλεῖται δὲ τοῦτο ἰγνύα) Arist.HA515b8: acc. sg. “ἰγνύανPhld.Acad.Ind.p.50 M.; “περὶ τὴν ἰγνύανPlu.Art.11: dat. pl. “ἰγνύαιςLXX 3 Ki.18.21, Luc.VH1.23. —From a nom. ἰγνύς , ύος, , we find dat. pl. “ἰγνύσιh.Merc.152, v.l. in Luc. l.c.: acc. “ἰγνύνArist.HA494a8 (v.l. -ύην), Agatharch.53; dat. “ἰγνύιGal.10.902: gen. pl. “ἰγνύωνArist.HA512b22, Herod.1.14: acc. pl. ἰγνύας is indeterminate, Plu.Galb.26. [υ_ in ἰγνύη, v.; but υ^ in ἰγνύων, ἰγνύσι.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.212
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 152
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 13
    • Old Testament, 1 Kings, 18.21
    • Plutarch, Artaxerxes, 11
    • Plutarch, Galba, 26
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