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πνοή πνέω

I.a blowing, blast, breeze, Hom.: ἅμα πνοιῇς ἀνέμοιο along with, i. e. swift as, blasts of wind, id=Hom.; μετὰ πνοιῇς ἀνέμοιο id=Hom., etc.:— the blast of bellows, Thuc.
II.of animals, a breathing hard, of horses, Il., Soph.
2.generally, breath, ἔμπνους ἔτ᾽ εἰμὶ καὶ πνοὰς πνέω Eur.:—metaph., πνοιὴ Ἡφαίστοιο the breath of Hephaestus, i. e. flame, Il.; θεοῦ πνοαῖσιν ἐμμανεῖς Eur.
III.a breathing odour, a vapour, exhalation, σποδὸς προπέμπει πλούτου πνοάς, of a burning city, Aesch.
IV.the breath of a wind-instrument, Pind., Eur.

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