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ὕω

1.to send rain, to rain, Ζεὺς ὗε Hom., etc.; θεὸς ὕει Hdt.:—then, the nom. being omitted, ὕει used impers., Lat. pluit, it rains, Hes., Hdt.; ὕοντος when it is raining, Ar.; ὕοντος πολλῷ as it was raining heavily, Xen.
2.c. acc. loci, ἑπτὰ ἐτέων οὐκ ὗε τὴν Θήρην for seven years it did not rain on Thera, Hdt.:—hence in Pass., with fut. mid. to be rained on, Od.; ὕσθησαν αἱ Θῆβαι Thebes was rained upon, i. e. it rained there, Hdt.; χώρη ὕεται, i. e. it rains in the country, id=Hdt.
3.c. acc. cogn., ὗσε χρυσόν it rained gold, Pind.; καινὸν ἀεὶ Ζεὺς ὕει ὕδωρ Ar.

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