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ῥοή , , Dor. ῥοά ( ρjοϝαῖσι , IG9(1).868 (Corc., vii/vi B.C.)), (ῥέω)
A.river, stream, freq. in Hom., always in pl., and mostly with gen. added, “ἐπ᾽ Ὠκεανοῖο ῥοάωνIl.3.5; “Μαιάνδρου τε ῥοάς2.869; “ποταμοῖο ῥοῇσιOd.6.216; ὕδατος καλῇσι . Il.16.229, cf. Schwyzer 289.107 (Priene, ii B.C.); Ὠκεανοῦ . Hes.Th.841; also Σκαμάνδριοι . S.Aj. 419 (lyr.); τεναγέων . Pi.N.3.25; ἀμπέλου . the juice of the grape, E.Cyc.123; “μέλιτοςId.Ba.711; “αἵματοςId.Supp.690: rarely in sg., “παρ᾽ Ἰσμηνοῦ ῥοάνPi.N.11.36 codd. (but ῥοᾶν is prob.); “ἀμπέλου ῥοήE.Ba.281: in Dor. Prose, SIG1183 (Gort.): metaph., stream of song or poesy, ῥοαὶ Μοισᾶν, ἐπέων, Pi.N.7.12, I.7(6)19; διὰ τοῦ στόματος . Pl.Tht.206d; “προμαθείας ῥοαίPi.N.11.46; also ῥοαί streams of events, tide of affairs, Id.O.2.33.
2. flowing of sap, Thphr.CP1.13.5 (pl.).
3. flux, as a philosoph. term, Pl.Tht.152e, v. Cra. 402a; cf. “ῥέω1.5. Cf. “ῥόος11, “ῥοία1.
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