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ἀήρ , ἀέρος, Hom. ἀήρ, ἠέρος; Ion. nom. ἠήρ Hp.
A.Aër.6,al., Aret. CA2.3; Aeol. αὐήρ Sch.Pi.P.2.52; Dor. ἀβήρ (i.e. ἀϜήρ) Hsch.:— fem. in Hom. and Hes. (exc. Op.549), Anaxag. ap. Thphr.Sens.30; from Hdt downwds. masc. (Il.5.776, 8.50, h.Cer.383 cannot be quoted for the masc. usage, since there πουλύς and βαθύς need not be masc.):—in Hom. and Hes. always mist, haze, not (as Aristarch.) lower air (opp. αἰθήρ, q.v.); “[ἐλάτη] μακροτάτη πεφυυῖα δι᾽ ἠέρος αἰθέρ᾽ ἵκανενIl.14.288, cf. Anaxag.1, Ar.Nu.264sq.; “περὶ δ᾽ ἠέρα πουλὺν ἔχευενIl.5.776, cf. 3.381, 8.50; “ἠέρα μὲν σκέδας εν καὶ ἀπῶσεν ὀμί χλην17.649; “τρὶς δ᾽ ἠέρα τύψε βαθεῖαν20.446; rare in Prose, Hp. l.c.
2. later, generally, air, Anaxim.1, Emp.17.18, S.El.87, Ar. Av.187,694, etc.; πρὸς τὸν ἀέρα διατρίβειν in the open air, Ar.Nu.198, cf.Teles p.11.3 H., Luc.Anach.24; “τὸν ἀέρ᾽ ἕλκειν καθαρόνPhilyll.20, cf. Philem.119; “ἔσπασας τὸν . τὸν κοινόνMen.531.7; “ἀέρα δέρειν1 Ep.Cor.9.26; εἰς ἀέρᾳ λαλεῖν ib.14.9:—in pl., Pl.Phd.98c, 98d; climates, Hp.Aër. tit., cf. Men.Rh.p.383 S.; of mephitic exhalations, Str.5.4.5.
3. personified, “ δέσποτ᾽ ἄναξ ἀμέτ ρητ᾽ .Ar.Nu.264; “. ὃν ἄν τις ὀνομάσειε καὶ ΔίαPhilem.91.4, cf. Diph.126.6.
II. hot-air room in baths, Gal.11.14.
2. volume, Hero *Stereom.57,al.
III. a pigment, sky-blue or grey, Id.Aut.28.3. [α_, except in Arist.Fr. 642, Ps.-Phoc.[108].]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (21):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 187
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 694
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 549
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.288
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.776
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.50
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 383
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 14.9
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 9.26
    • Plato, Phaedo, 98c
    • Plato, Phaedo, 98d
    • Sophocles, Electra, 87
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.4.5
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.649
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.446
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.381
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 198
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 264
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 264s
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 2.3
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 24
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