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διν-εύω , mostly in pres. and impf. (iter.
A.δινεύεσκονIl.24.12), but aor. part. “δινεύσαςA.R.3.310:—also δι_νέω , A.Th.462: impf. ἐδίνεον, Ep. “δίνεονIl.18.494, Od.9.384: aor. “ἐδίνησαIl.23.840, A. Th.490: Aeol. δίννημι Sapph.1.11:—Med. (v. περιδ-):—Pass., “δινεύομαιArat.455, Opp.H.1.376: aor. “ἐδινήθηνOd.22.85 (as v. l.), E. Rh.353 (lyr.): pf. δεδίνημαι ἀμφι-) Il.23.562: also impf. or plpf. δίνηντο from δίνημι, B.16.107.—Poet. Verbs, also in X. and Pl. and later Prose (v. infr.): (δίνη):—whirl, spin round, ἧκε δὲ δινήσας [τὸν σόλον] after whirling it, Il.23.840; ζεύγεα δινεύοντες driving them round a circle, 18.543; μοχλὸν ἑλόντες δινέομεν twirled the stake round in the Cyclops' eye, Od.9.388; “δ. πτέραSapph.1.11; ἵππους, [ἀσπίδα], A.Th.462, 490; “ὄμμαE.Or.1459 (lyr.):—Pass., whirl, roll about,ὄσσε . . πάντοσε δινείσθηνIl.17.680; κάππεσε δινηθείς v.l. for ἰδνωθείς, Od.22.85; of a river, eddy, E.Rh.353 (lyr.); whirl round in the dance, X.An.6.1.9, prob. for δον- in Id.Smp.2.8; of tumblers, “ἐπὶ τροχοῦ δινεῖσθαιPl.Euthd.294e; writhe,ἐκ τῶν ἀλγηδόνωνJ.BJ6.2.10.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (26):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 462
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 490
    • Bacchylides, Dithyrambs, 16.107
    • Euripides, Orestes, 837
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1459
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.494
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.543
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.562
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.840
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.12
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.680
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.875
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.67
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.384
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.388
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.63
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 6.2.10
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 294e
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 6.1.9
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 2.8
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.541
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.85
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.153
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.695
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.310
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 353
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