ῥήγνυμι, ῥήσσω
rhēgnumi rhēssō
hrayg‘-noo-mee, hrace‘-so
Both are prolonged forms of ῥήκω rhēko (which appears only in certain forms, and is itself probably a strengthened form of ἄγνυμι agnumi (see in 2608 ); to “break”, “wreck” or “crack”, that is, (especially) to sunder (by separation of the parts; 2608 being its intensive (with the preposition in compounds), and 2352 a shattering to minute fragments; but not a reduction to the constituent particles, like 3089 or disrupt, lacerate; by implication to convulse (with spasms); figuratively to give vent to joyful emotions: - break (forth), burst, rend, tear.