ὀπτάνομαι, ὄπτομαι
optanomai optomai
op-tan‘-om-ahee, op‘-tom-ahee
The first a (middle voice) prolonged form of the second (primary) which is used for it in certain tenses; and both as alternates of 3708 to gaze (that is, with wide open eyes, as at something remarkable; and thus differing from 991 which denotes simply voluntary observation; and from 1492 which expresses merely mechanical, passive or casual vision; while 2300 and still more emphatically its intensive 2334 signifies an earnest but more continued inspection; and 4648 a watching from a distance): - appear, look, see, shew self.