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ἰάχω (ϝιάχω), ipf. ι<*>αχον ( when with augment): cry loud and sharply, shriek, scream; of applause, the cry of battle, of wounded men, Il. 23.766, Il. 4.506, Il. 5.343, etc.; of Circe, threatened with Odysseus's sword, Od. 10.323; of a child, Il. 6.468; transferred to inanimate objects, the ‘twanging’ of the bow-string, Il. 4.125; the ‘blare’ of the trumpet, Il. 18.219; ‘hissing’ of hot iron in water, Od. 9.392; ‘crackling’ of fire, Il. 23.216; but the Eng. words do not involve a personification like the Greek.
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