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ὀσφρ-αίνομαι , fut.
A.ὀσφρήσομαιAr.Pax152: aor. 2 “ὠσφρόμηνHdt. (v. infr.), Ar.Ach.179; inf. “ὀσφρέσθαιEup.10; part. “ὀσφρόμενοςPhilonid.3 (the aor. 1 form ὤσφραντο in Hdt.1.80, Aristid.2.308 J. seems to be an error of the copyists for ὤσφροντο which is v.l. in Aristid.):—Pass., aor. “ὠσφράνθηνHp.Superf.25, An.424b4, Pr.887a10, LXX Ge.8.21: fut. ὀσφρανθήσομαι ib.To.6.18, Ps.134(135).17: the forms ὀσφρᾶται, -ῶνται, etc. only in late writers, as Ph. 1.617 (dub. l.), Paus.9.21.3, Luc.Pisc.48, Anon.Lond.33.30 (f.l. in Antiph.147.6, Philem.79.26): aor. “ὠσφρήσαντοArist. ap. Ael.NA9.54 (om. Rose), Arat.955, Ael.NA5.49, etc., “ὀσφρηθῆναιAnon.Lond. 34.49, “ὠσφρήθηHsch.:—catch scent of, smell, c. gen., Hdt.1.80, Ar.Ra.654, X.Mem.2.1.24, etc.: abs., Pl.Phd.96b, etc.; “ αἴσθησις τοῦ ὀσφραίνεσθαιArist.Sens.445a5: c. acc. only in late writers, “. θρυαλλίδα ἐσβεσμένηνArist. ap. Ael.NA9.54; for in E.Cyc.154 (εἶδες γὰρ αὐτήν;—οὐ μὰ Δί᾽, ἀλλ᾽ ὀσφραίνομαι, αὐτῆς must be supplied, cf. Ar.Ra.489; and in Id.Pl.896, ὀσφραίνει τι; τι is adverbial, at all.
II. causal in Act., ὀσφραίνειν τινά τινι make one smell at a thing, Gal.12.795; cf. ἀπ-, προσοσφραίνω.
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