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κλαίω weep, lament, wail, Hom., etc.; αὐτὸν κλαίοντα ἀφήσω I shall send him home weeping, i. e. well beaten, Il.; hence κλαύσεται he shall weep, i. e. he shall repent it, Ar.; κλαύσει μακρά id=Ar.; κλάων to your sorrow, at your peril, Soph., Eur.; κλάειν σε λέγω or κελεύω, Lat. plorare te jubeo, Ar.
II.trans. to weep for, lament, Hom.:—in Pass. to be lamented, Aesch.: impers., μάτην ἐμοὶ κεκλαύσεται I shall mourn in vain, Ar.
III.Mid. to bewail oneself, weep aloud, Aesch.; so perf. part. pass., κεκλαυμένος bathed in tears, all tears, id=Aesch., Soph.
2.trans. to bewail to oneself, Soph.

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