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ὑπολύω, to loosen beneath
ὑπολύω , aor. ὑπέλῡσα, mid. aor. 1 ὑπελύσαο, aor. 2 ὑπέλυντο: act., loose from under, undo, Od. 9.463; fig., γυῖα, μένος, make to sink or fail, paralyze (slay), Il. 15.581, Il. 6.27; aor. 2 mid., as pass., Il. 16.341; mid., aor. 1, secretly set free, Il. 1.401.
Pass., perf. -λέλυμαι
3rd pl. Epic aor2 ὑπ-έλυντο
- Ito loosen beneath or below, ὑπέλυσε γυῖα made his limbs give way under him, Il.:—Pass., γυῖα ὑπέλυντο id=Il.
- IIto loose from under the yoke, Hom., Thuc.:— to loose from bonds, Od.; in Mid., τὸν ὑπελύσαο δεσμῶν thou didst free him from bonds by stealth, Il.
- 2to untie a personʼs sandals from under his feet, take off his shoes, Aesch., Ar.:—Mid. to take off oneʼs sandals or shoes, or to have them taken off, Ar.
- bc. acc. pers. to unshoe him, take off his shoes, Plat.