A.to deal out, distribute, dispense
, of meat and drink, Hom.
, etc.; of the gods, νέμει ὄλβον Ὀλύμπιος ἀνθρώποισιν Od.
; μοῖραν ν. τινί to pay
, etc.:—Pass., ἐπὶ τοὺς Ἕλληνας νέμεται is freely bestowed
upon them, Hdt.
; κρέα νενεμημένα portions
of meat, Xen.
II.Mid. to distribute among themselves, and so, to have as one's portion, possess, enjoy, Hom., etc.
2.to dwell in, inhabit, id=Hom.: absol. to dwell, Hdt.
Act. much like Mid. to hold, possess
, γῆν, χώραν, πόλιν Hdt.
, attic:—Pass., of places, to be inhabited
; of a country, to maintain itself, be constituted
2.to hold sway, manage
:— ν. οἴακα to manage
the helm, Aesch.
; ν. ἰσχὺν ἐπὶ σκήπτροισι to support
one's strength on staves, id=Aesch.
; ν. γλῶσσαν to use
the tongue, id=Aesch.
of herdsmen, to pasture
their flocks, drive to pasture, tend
, Lat. pascere
, attic, etc.:—metaph., ν. χόλον Soph.
Mid., of cattle, to feed
, i. e. go to pasture, graze
, Lat. pasci
, etc.: c. acc. cogn. to feed on
, etc.; of men, to eat
; of fire, to consume, devour
, etc.; of cancerous sores, to spread
, ἐνέμετο πρόσω Hdt.