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νῆστις 1 νη-, ἐσθίω

1.not eating, fasting, of persons, Hom.; c. gen., νῆστις βορᾶς Eur.:—metaph., νῆστιν ἀνὰ ψάμμον over the hungry sand, Aesch.
2.νῆστις νόσος, λιμός hungry famine, id=Aesch.; νήστισιν αἰκίαις the pains of hunger, id=Aesch.; νήστιδες δύαι id=Aesch.
3.act. causing hunger, starving, πνοιαὶ νήστιδες id=Aesch.

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