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πετάννυ_μι and πετα^νν-ύω (ἀνα-) ; later πετάω (ἀνα-) Luc.Cal.21 ; poet. πίτνημι (q.v.): fut. πετάσω ἐκ-) E.IT1135 (lyr.); Att. πετῶ ἀνα-) Men.26,458: aor. ἐπέτα^σα κατ-) Ar.Pl.731, etc.; Ep. πέτασα, πέτασσα, Hom. (v. infr.): pf. πεπέτακα δια-) D.S.17.115 :—Med., Ep. aor.
A.πετάσαντοNonn.D.2.704:—Pass., aor. ἐπετάσθην, Ep. πετ-, Od.21.50, (ἐκ-) E.Cyc.497 (lyr.): pf. “πέπταμαιHom. (v. infr.), πεπέτασμαι ἐκ-) Orac. ap. Hdt.1.62, (παρα-) Plb.33.5.2, (ἀνα-) Pl.Phd.111c, Luc.Gall. 29 : plpf. ἐπέπτατο, Ep. “πέπτ-Il.17.371 : forms prop. belonging to πέτομαι are “ἀνα-πτάςZenod. in Il.1.351 ; ἀνα-πτάμεναι (for -πεπτάμεναι) “πύλαιParm.1.18 ; conversely πετασθέντα in signf. fly, Sotion p.186 W.—The simple Verb is rare exc. in aor. Act. and Pass., and pf. Pass.; cf. ἀνα- , δια-, κατα-, περι-πετάννυμι :—spread out, “οὔρῳ πέτασ᾽ ἱστίαOd.5.269 ; [“εἵματα] πέτασαν παρὰ θῖνα6.94 ; χεῖρε πετάσσας, of one swimming, 5.374 ; “ἄμφω χεῖρε φίλοις ἑτάροισι πετάσσαςIl. 4.523, 13.549 : abs., πετάσας opening his doors, Theoc.16.6: metaph., θυμὸν πετάσαι 'flutter', elate one's heart, Od.18.160 :—Pass., mostly pf., to be spread on all sides, “ἀμφὶ δὲ πέπλοι πέπτανταιIl.5.195 ; “αἴθρη πέπταται ἀνέφελοςOd.6.45 ; “πέπτατο δ᾽ αὐγὴ ἩελίουIl.17.371 ; part., spread wide, opened wide, of folding doors, “πεπταμέναι πύλαι21.531 ; also πετασθεῖσαι τεῦξαν φάος ib.538 ; “θύρετρα . . πετάσθησανOd. 21.50 ; later “κῶας πεπταμένονA.R.2.405 ; πεπτ. πέλαγος the open sea, Arat.288 ; ὄστρεον χείλεσι πεπτ. AP9.86 (Antiphil.); “πεπταμέναι περὶ τέκνα μέγα κλαίουσι γυναῖκεςOpp.C.3.106 ; also ὡς ἄνεμος ἐπετάσθη was scattered abroad, dispersed, of death, Riv.Fil.57.380 (Crete). (Cf. Lat. pateo, OE. fæpm 'fathom'.)
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