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ἄημι , 3sg.
A.ἄησιHes.Op.516, A.Fr.178 A., 3dual “ἄητονIl.9.5, 3pl. “ἄεισιHes.Th.875; imper. 3sg. “ἀήτωA.R.4.768; inf. “ἀῆναιOd.3.183, Ep. ἀήμεναι ib.176; part. ἀείς, ἀέντος, etc., Emp.84.4, Il.5.526, al.: impf. 3sg. “ἄηOd.12.325, 14.458:—Pass., 3sg. ἄηται, impf. ἄητο, part. ἀήμενος, v. infr. (ἄϜημι, cf. Skt. vā´ti 'blows', Lith. vējas 'wind'):—Ep. Verb, prop. breathe hard; hence, blow, of winds, “τώ τε Θρῄκηθεν ἄητονIl.9.5, cf. Od.3.176,183, etc.; “οἵ τε νέφεα . . διασκιδνᾶσιν ἀέντεςIl.5.526; “ἀνέμων . . μένος ὑγρὸν ἀέντωνOd.19.440, cf. Hes.Th.869,875:—Pass., to be beaten by the wind, “ὑόμενος καὶ ἀήμενοςOd.6.131; of sound, of be carried by the wind, A.R.2.81: more freq. metaph., toss, wave to and fro, of the mind in doubt or fear, “δίχα θυμὸς ἄητοIl.21.386; “περὶ παίδων θυμὸς ἄηταιA.R.3.688:— also μαρτύρια ἄηται ἐπ᾽ ἀνθρώπους are wafted to and fro, Pi.I.4(3).9; περί τ᾽ ἀμφί τε κάλλος ἄητο beauty breathed all about her, h.Cer.276; “ἀπὸ κρῆθεν τοῖον ἄητοHes.Sc.8, cf. Fr.245.
II. Act., breathe, “διὰ πνευμόνων ὕπνονA.Fr.178A.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (17):
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 8
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 875
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 869
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 516
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.386
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.526
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.5
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.325
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    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 276
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    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.81
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.688
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.768
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