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ἠμύω Deriv. uncertain.

to bow down, sink, drop, ἑτέρωσ᾽ ἤμυσε κάρη his head dropped to one side, Il.; ἤμυσε καρήατι bowed with his head, of a horse, id=Il.; of a cornfield, ἐπὶ δ᾽ ἠμύει ἀσταχύεσσι it bows or waves with its ears, id=Il.: metaph. of cities, to nod to their fall, totter, id=Il.

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