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ἰχθῦς (so Hdn.Gr.2.936, -ῦς and -ύς freq. in codd.), ύος, , acc.
A.ἰχθύνPi.Fr.306, cf. Hdn.Gr.1.416, Theod.1.383, in late Poets also “ἰχθύαAP9.227 (Bianor), Theoc.21.45: voc. “ἰχθύErinn. 1, Crates Com.14: pl. “ἰχθύεςPl.Phd.109e, etc., “ἰχθῦςAlex.261.9, acc. ἰχθύας, contr. “ἰχθῦςOd.5.53, both forms being used in Com., “-ῦςAr.Ra.1068, Archipp.29, “-ύαςAntiph.68.12, Ephipp.21; codd. vary in Arist.HA564b19, PA644a21, D.S.5.3, Str.8.3.19, etc.; “-ῦςSIG997.1 (Smyrna, perh. i B.C.); “-ύαςBGU1123.9 (Aug.), etc.: dual “ἰχθῦAntiph.194.15:—fish, “ὠμηστήςIl.24.82, cf. 21.122, al., cf. Hes.Op.277, Hdt.2.93,S.Aj.1297,etc.: prov., “ἀφωνότερος τῶν ἰχθύωνLuc.Gall.1, cf. S.E.M.2.18: metaph., of a stupid fellow, Plu.2.975b.
II. in pl., οἱ ἰχθύες the fish-market at Athens, “παρὰ τοὺς ἰχθῦςAr.Ra.1068; “ἐν τοῖς ἰχθύσιId.V.789, Antiph.125.1.
III. pl., the constellation Pisces, Eudox. ap. Hipparch.1.2.3; “. ΔιόςPorph. Antr.22. (ἱχθύς Att. acc. to Gell.2.3.2.) [υ_ in disyll. cases, nom. “-υ_ςIl.21.127, Damox.2.20, Archestr.Fr.52 (ἰχθῦς οὖσα shd. be read for ἰχθὺς ἐοῦσα in Matro Conv.35), acc. “-υ_νPherecr.120, Antiph.166.7, Archestr.Fr.28, but “-υ^νTheoc.21.49, and apptly. Pi. l.c.: υ^ in trisyll. cases and in all compds.] (Cf. Lith. žuvìs, Arm. jukn, 'fish'.)
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