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φορτ-ίον , τό,
A.load, burden, freight, Sapph.Supp.9.13 (pl.), Alc.Supp.26.1, Ar.Pl.352, Lys.312, X.Mem. 3.13.6, An.7.1.37, al., Lycurg.96, Aq.2 Ki.15.33; “λιβανωτικὰ φ.OGI132.11 (Alexandria, ii B. C.); “φέρων ἀνθράκων φ.Ar.Ach.214 (lyr.); “φ. βαστάζεινTeles p.10H.
2. pl., wares, merchandise, Hes.Op.643, 693, Hdt.1.1, 2.179, al., Ar.Ach.899,910, V.1398, Ra. 573, Hyp.Ath.6.
b. esp. of agricultural produce, crops, PRev.Laws 43.14, al. (iii B. C.), PTeb.105.24 (ii B. C.), etc.
3. of a child in the womb, X.Mem.2.2.5; ἔρωτος f.l. in Anacr.170.
4. metaph., μεῖζον φ. καθ᾽ αὑτὸν αἰρόμενον taking too heavy a burden upon him, D.11.14; “μέγα τὸ φ.Antiph.3; “οὐκ ἔστιν οὐδὲν βαρύτερον τῶν φορτίων . . γυναικόςId.329; “οὔτοι τὸ γῆράς ἐστιν . . τῶν φ. μέγιστονAnaxandr.53; “τὸ φ. μου ἐλαφρόν ἐστινEv.Matt.11.30; χρυσοῦν φ., of wealth, Secund.Sent.9. (Dim. only in form, commonly used for φόρτος in Com. and Prose; wrongly condemned as un-Attic by Moer.p.393 P., Thom.Mag.p.16R.
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