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μάρπτω , impf.
A.ἔμαρπτονIl.21.489; Ep. “μάρπτονEmp.90.1: fut. “μάρψωIl.15.137, E.Ion 158 (lyr.): aor. 1 “ἔμαρψαIl.22.201, etc.: Ep. forms, 3sg. subj. “μάρπτῃσιIl.8.405: aor. 2 opt. “μεμάποιενHes. Sc.252; inf. μα^πέειν ib.231, 304: 3sg. pf. μέμαρπεν ib.245; part. “μεμαρπώςId.Op.204, A.R.1.756:—Pass., “μαρπτομένηCall.Dian. 195:—poet. (chiefly Ep.) Verb, take hold of, τινα Il.14.346, etc.: c. gen. partis, catch by . . , “αὐχένων χερσὶν ὄφιαςPi.N.1.45; “μάρψας ποδός νινS.Tr.779: c. dat. instrum., “χεῖρας ἔμαρπτε σκαιῇIl.21.489; “φάρμακα χερσίνEmp.23.3; “χερσὶν ἡνίαςE.Hipp.1188; γαμφηλῇσι δράκοντα Orac. ap. Ar.Eq.197; “χερὶ ἀνθέματοςAP6.199 (Antiphil.). —Special usages: in a hostile sense, lay hold of, seize, “αὐτίχ᾽ ἕνα μάρψας ἑτάρωνOd.10.116; of sleep, “τὸν ὕπνος ἔμαρπτεIl.23.62; “γῆράς τε μέμαρπενHes.Sc.245, cf. καταμάρπτω ouertake, catch a fugitive, “μή με μεταΐξας μάρψῃ ταχέεσσι πόδεσσιIl.21.564, cf. 22.201, Archil.59; but χθόνα μάρπτε ποδοῖϊν took hold of ground with her feet, Il.14.228; ἕλκεα . . , κεν μάρπτῃσι κεραυνός which the thunderbolt shall inflict (by laying hold), 8.405,419; μ. σθένος gain strength, of a fallow field, Pi.N.6.11; εἴ σε μάρψει ψῆφος if the votes shall condemn, A.Eu.597; ἄσκοποι πλάκες ἔμαρψαν the unseen land engulfed him, S.OC1681 (lyr.); “τόξοις μ. τινάE.Ion 158 (lyr.); “τὰ ὄλβια τῦφος ἔμαρψενCrates Theb.8; of death, “μάρψεν ἍιδηςTrag.Adesp. 208; esp. in epitaphs, “μάρψασα μοῖραIG4.620 (Argos), 7.115 (Megara), cf. 12 (7). 115 (Amorgos). (From μπτω, cf. βράπτω.)
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