The forms εἷλον etc. come from the stem ἑλ-.
2.to take away, Hom.
II.to take by force, to take a city, Il., etc.; to overpower, kill, Hom., etc.:—often of passions, etc., to seize, id=Hom., etc.:—to conquer (in a race), Il.
2.to take, catch, as in hunting, in good sense, to win over, Xen., etc.:—c. part. to catch or detect one doing a thing, Soph.
3.to win, gain
, κῦδος Il.
; of the public games, Simon.
Mid. to take for oneself
, etc.; αἱρ. δόρπον, δεῖπνον to take one's
:—so in most senses of Act.
3.to choose by vote, elect to an office, Plat., etc.
Pass. to be taken
; but ἁλίσκομαι
is used in attic for Pass.
as Pass. to the mid. sense, to be chosen
, in perf. ᾕρημαι
(which is also mid.), Hdt.