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νίφω snow, pers., ὅτε ὤρετο Ζεὺς νιφέμεν (epic inf.) when Zeus started to snow, Il.; ὅταν νίφηι θεός Xen.:—metaph., χρυσῶι νίφων falling in a shower of gold, Pind.
2.impers., νίφει it snows (cf. ὕω, συσκοτάζω), Ar.:—so in Mid., νιφάδος νιφομένας when the snow is snowing, Aesch.
3.Pass. to be snowed on, Hdt., Ar., etc.

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