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ᾠδή , , contr. for ἀοιδή,, lay, ode, h.Ap.20, h.Cer.494; in Trag. (exc. that A. uses only ἀοιδή (q. v.)), of dirges, “πολλὰς θρήνων ᾠδάςS.El.88 (anap.); “ὀξυτόνους . θρηνήσειId.Aj.631 (lyr.); “ᾠδὰ ἐπικήδειοςE.Tr.514 (lyr.); but also of joyful songs, songs of praise,καλλίνικοςId.El.865 (lyr.); “ἴακχοςId.Cyc.69 (lyr.); “λύπας πολυχόρδοις . παύεινId.Med.197 (anap.); “ᾠδὰς ὑστέροισι θήσετεId.Supp.1225; “χαίροντες ᾠδῆς . . μέλεσινAr.Ra.244(lyr.); “ὑμεναίοις καὶ νυμφιδίοισι δέχεσθ᾽ .Id.Av.1729(lyr.): freq. in Pl., “. κιθαρῳδικήLg.722d; “κιθαρίζειν πρὸς τὴν .Alc.1.108a; ᾠδαὶ καὶ ἄλλη ποίησις lyric poetry and . . , Phdr.245a; “ἐν ταῖς ᾠδαῖς καὶ μέλεσινR.399c, cf. 398c; opp. λέξις, Lg.816d; ἐν ᾠδαῖς καὶ μύθοις καὶ λόγοις ib.664a; of poems such as those of Stesichorus on Helen, Isoc.10.64; of the various songs associated with particular employments or conditions, Clearch.37, cf. Eust.1164.10, 1236.60.
2. = ἐπῳδός, magic song, spell, Longus 2.7.
II. singing, Plu.Crass.33, etc.; of birds, Arist.HA613b24.
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