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ἀλύω , Att. ἁλύω acc. to Suid., cf. Eust.1636.28, Aeol. ἀλυίω EM 254.16; only pres. and impf.; Poet. (rare in Com.) and late Prose:— be deeply stirred, excited:
2. from perplexity or despair, to be at a loss, perplexed,ἀλύει δ᾽ ἐπὶ παντίS.Ph.174; ἀλύοντα χειμερίῳ λύπᾳ ib.1194; “ἐν πόνοις ἀλύουσανId.OT695; “οἱ μὲν εὐποροῦμεν οἱ δ᾽ ἀλύομενare at our wit's end, Alex.116.13; “ἄλλως ἀλύειis wasting her pains, Men.Epit.342; “ψυχὴ . διὰ τὴν ἀπορίανPlu.Brut.15.
3. to be weary, ennuyé,ἐπὶ τῶν συμποσίωνMetrod.Herc.831.13, cf. Plu.2.965a, Ael.VH14.12.
4. to be fretful, restless, Hp.Epid.1.26.ά, Men.Epit.Fr.4, Gal.18(1).167.
5. struggle, kick,τῶν σκελῶν ἀλυόντωνHld.10.30.
6. from joy or exultation (rarely), to be beside oneself, Od.18.333, A.Th.391, cf. Jac.APp.760.
II. later, wander, roam about, Plb.26,1.1, Luc.DMar.13.1, Plu.TG21; lounge idly, Babr.9.[11].
III. trans., “μετὰ φρεσὶν ἄχθος ἀλύειOpp.H. 4.195. [υ^Hom., except at the end of the verse, Od.9.398, as A.R. 3.866; ἀλυ?οντες in 4th foot, Emp.145, Opp.H.4.195; υ_ always in Trag.]
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