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αὔρα , Ion. αὔρη , ,
A.breeze, esp. a cool breeze from water (cf. Arist. Mu.394b13), or the fresh air of morning, once in Hom., “αὔρη δ᾽ ἐκ ποταμοῦ ψυχρὴ πνέειOd.5.469, cf. h.Merc.147, Hes. Op.670, etc.: rare in early Prose, “αὔρας ἀποπνεούσας [ὁ Νεῖλος] μοῦνος οὐ παρέχεταιHdt. 2.19; “αὔρα φέρουσα ἀπὸ χρηστῶν τόπων ὑγίειανPl.R.401c, cf. X.HG 6.2.29, Smp.2.25.
2. metaph., θυμιαμάτων αὖραι the steam of incense, Ar.Av.1717; ξανθαῖσιν αὔραις σῶμα πᾶν ἀγάλλεται, of a well-fried fish, Antiph.217.22; “δεῖπνον ὄζον αὔρας ἈττικῆςDionys.Com. 2.40; αὔρῃ φιλοτησίῃ of the attractive influence of the female, Opp. H.4.114.
3. metaph., of the changeful course of events,μετάτροποι πνέουσιν αὖ. δόμωνE.El.1148 (lyr.); “πολέμου μετάτροπος αὔ.Ar.Pax 945; of a bodily thrill, E.Hipp.166; ψυχᾶς ἀδόλοις αὔραις guileless movements of soul, Id.Supp.1029 (lyr.), cf. 1048.
4. Αὖραι personified, Q.S.1.684, Orph.A.340.
5. epileptic aura, Gal.8.94, Alex. Trall.1.15. (Cf. ἀήρ α?ϝέρ-, ἄελλα, ἄημι.
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