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A.light of the sun, and in pl., rays, beams,πέπτατο δ᾽ αὐ. ἠελίουIl.17.371, cf. Od.6.98, 12.176; ἠελίου ἴδεν αὐγάς, i. e. was born, Il.16.188; ὑπ᾽ αὐγὰς ἠελίοιο, i.e. still alive, Od.11.498,619; “Διὸς αὐγάςIl.13.837; αὐγὰς ἐσιδεῖν see the light, i.e. to be alive, Thgn.426, cf. E.Alc.667; “λεύσσεινA.Pers.710; “βλέπεινE.Andr. 935; ὑπ᾽ αὐγὰς λεύσσειν or ἰδεῖν τι hold up to the light and look at, Id.Hec.1154, Pl.Phdr.268a, cf. Plb.10.3.1; “ὑπ᾽ αὐγὰς δεικνύναι τιAr. Th.500 (πρὸς and ὑπ᾽ αὐγήν, in a full and in a side light, Hp.Off.3); δυθμαὶ αὐγῶν sun-set, Pi.I.4(3).65; ξύνορθρον αὐγαῖς dawning with the sun, A.Ag.254 (lyr.); κλύζειν πρὸς αὐγάς rise surging towards the sun, ib.1182; λαμπροτάτη τῶν παρεουσέων αὐγέων brightest light available, Hp.Fract.3, cf. Arist.PA658a3, Pr.912b14, al.: metaph., βίου δύντος αὐγαί 'life's setting sun', A.Ag.1123 (lyr.); “ἤδη γὰρ αὑγὴ τῆς ζόης ἀπήμβλυνταιHerod.10.4.
2. αὐγαὶ ἠελίοιο or αὐγαί alone, the East, D.P.84,231.
3. dawn, day-break, Act.Ap.20.11, PLeid.W.11.35.
4. generally, any bright light,πυρὸς αὐγήOd.6.305, cf. Il.2.456; ἀρίζηλοι δέ οἱ αὐγαί, of lightning, 13.244; “βροντῆς αὐ.S.Ph.1199 (lyr.); of a beacon, Il.18.211, A.Ag.9; “λαμπάδοςCratin. post150; distd. from φλόξ, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.186.
6. gleam, sheen, of bright objects, “αὐ. χαλκείηIl.13.341; “χρυσὸς αὐγὰς ἔδειξενPi.N.4.83; “ἀμβρόσιος αὐ. πέπλουE.Med.983 (lyr.); “ἠλεκτροφαεῖς αὐ.Id.Hipp.741 (lyr.); “αὐ. τῆς κρόκηςMen.561; of gems, Philostr.Im.2.8.—Mostly poet., but freq. in Arist., chiefly in the sense of sunlight.
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