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νύσσω , Att. νύττω , Pass., pf.
A.νένυγμαιGal.10.221 : aor. 1 “ἐνύχθηνD.L.2.109, Gal.10.390 : aor. 2 ἐνύγην [υ^], 3sg. opt. νυγείη ib.401 ; part. “νυ^γείςChrysipp.Stoic.2.233, Gal.13.565, App.Anth.3.129.6 (D.L.) :—touch with a sharp point, prick, stab, pierce,ἔγχεϊ νύξεIl.5.579 ; “χείρεσσι . . ἀσπίδα νύσσων16.704 ; χθόνα . . ἵπποι νύσσοντες χηλῇσι dinting the earth with their hoofs, Hes.Sc.62 ; ἀγκῶνι νύξας having nudged him with the elbow, Od.14.485, cf. Theoc.21.50, Plu.2.79e, etc. ; γνωμιδίῳ γνώμην ν. prick it (and see what is in it), Ar.Nu.321 ; γέονταν. 'beard the lion in his den', Diogenian.1.52.
2. metaph., sting, Phld.Lib.p.64O. ; “νύξας λόγοςLuc.Herm.71, cf. Porph.Abst. 1.49.
II. impinge upon, esp. of sense-impressions, Plot.4.5.1, 6.6.12 :—Pass., Chrysipp. l. c., An.130.15.
2. Pass., of the νεῦρα, suffer lesion (“νύγμα1.2),
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 62
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.704
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.579
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.485
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 321
    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 71
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