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κονίω [ι_], fut. κονίσω [ι_]: aor.
A.ἐκόνι_σαIl. (v. infr.):—Med., Ph.2.173, fut. κονιοῦμαι v.l. in Ph. l. c. (as if from κονίζω, cf. Hsch. s.v. κονίζεσθαι): aor. “ἐκονι_σάμηνAr.Ec.1177, Luc.Anach.31, etc.:—Pass., pf. “κεκόνι_μαιIl.21.541, Hes.Op.481, Ar.Ec.291: plpf. “κεκόνι_τοIl.22.405 (in Mss. sts. incorrectly ἐκόνισσα, κεκόνισμαι, κεκόνιστο, Il.21.407, Theoc.1.30, AP9.128):—make dusty, cover with clouds of dust, εὐρὺ κονίσουσιν πεδίον, of persons in hasty flight, Il.14.145.
2. cover with dust, “ἐκόνισε δὲ χαίτας21.407:—Pass., κεκονιμένοι φεῦγον all dusty fled they, ib.541; “κεκόνιτο κάρη22.405; κεκονιμένος all dusty, i.e. in haste, Ar.Ec.291, cf. 1177, Luc.DDeor.24.1, Tim.45, etc.
3. Pass., to be sprinkled as with dust, “κισσὸς ἑλιχρύσῳ κεκονιμένοςTheoc. 1.30.
4. Med., roll in the dust, like birds, horses, etc., Arist.HA 633b4, 557a12 (leg. κονίωνται), Polem.Hist.59; but, of wrestlers, sprinkle themselves with dust, Diocl.Fr.141, Gal.6.162, Luc.Anach. l.c.: hence, prepare for combat, Ph.l.c., Eust.1113.63; “αὐτὸς ἐφ᾽ ἑαυτοῦ κονισάμενοςMax.Tyr.5.8.
II. intr., κονίοντες πεδίοιο galloping o'er the dusty plain, in Il. always of horses, 13.820, 23.372, 449; of men racing, Od.8.122; of an advancing army, A.Th.60, cf. Pers.163 (troch.).
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 163
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.122
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.145
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.407
    • Lucian, Timon, 45
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    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 24.1
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