διά
  • Parse: PREP
  • Meaning:
    • διά + Gen = through, by, in the midst of; διά + Acc = because of
    • With Gen
      • Of Place: through
        • διὰ μέσης τῆς πόλεως = through the center of the city
      • Of Time:
        • through
          • δι᾿ ἡμέρας = all through the day
        • during
          • διὰ νυκτός = during the night
        • after (e.g., δι᾿ ἑτῶν πλειδόνων - after several years)
      • Of Interval: for a distance of
        • διὰ πέντε σταδίων = at a distance of five stadia
      • Of Means: with
        • γράφειν διὰ χάρτου καὶ μέλανος = to write with paper and ink
      • Of Agency: through
        • δι᾿ ἑρμηνέως = through an interpreter
    • With Acc
      • Of Reason: because of, for the sake of
        • διὰ τὸν ἄνθρωπον = for the sake of man
      • Direct Question: Why? (διὰ τί;)
      • Causal: because
        • διὰ τὸ μὴ ἔχειν βάθος = because it had no depth
  • Forms:
    • δι᾿ PREP
δία
  • Parse: Noun: Acc Sing Masc
  • Root: ζεύς