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φέγγος 1

1.light, splendour, lustre, Hhymn., Pind., Trag.; esp. like φάος, φῶς, daylight, Trag.; δεκάτῳ φέγγει ἔτους in the tenth year's light, i. e. in the tenth year, Aesch.:—also moonlight, Xen.
2.of men, φ. ἰδεῖν to see the light, come into the world, Pind.; λιπεῖν φ. Eur.
3.the light of torches or fire, Aesch.:— a light, torch, Ar.; pl. φέγγη watchfires, Plut.
4.the light of the eyes, Eur., Theocr.; τυφλὸν φ., i. e. blindness, Eur.
5.light, as a metaph. for glory, pride, joy, Pind., Aesch., etc.

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