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σίζω

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Δῶς μοι πᾶ στῶ καὶ τὰν γᾶν κινάσω -> Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth.
Archimedes
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Full diacritics: σίζω Medium diacritics: σίζω Low diacritics: σίζω Capitals: ΣΙΖΩ
Transliteration A: sízō Transliteration B: sizō Transliteration C: sizo Beta Code: si/zw

mostly used in pres. and impf.: aor. 1 σίξα prob. in Theoc.6.29:—

   A hiss, esp. of the noise made by plunging hot metal into cold water, to which is compared the hissing of the Cyclops' eye when the burnt stake was thrust into it, ὣς τοῦ σίζ' ὀφθαλμὸς ἐλαϊνέῳ περὶ μοχλῷ Od.9.394; so of pancakes, Magn.1; τάγηνον σίζον Ar.Eq. 930; of fish frying, Id.Ach.1158, cf. Com.Adesp.140; σ. καὶ ψοφεῖν, of fire quenched, Arist.APo.94b33; σίζει δὲ ταῖς ῥίνεσσι κινεῖ δ' οὔατα, of Heracles snorting as he eats, Epich.21; of the note of the κόψιχος, Poll.5.89.

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