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βάλλω , fut. βαλῶ, βαλέω, aor. ἔβαλον, βάλον, subj. βάλησθα, opt. βάλοι- σθα, plup. 3 sing. βεβλήκειν, pass. perf. 3 pl. βεβλήαται, plup. βεβλήατο (also, but only w. metaph. signif., βεβόλητο, βεβολήατο, βεβολημένος), mid. aor. with pass. signif., βλῆτο, subj. βλήεται, opt. 2 sing. βλεῖο, part. βλήμενος: throw, cast, mid., something pertaining to oneself; hence often in the sense of shoot, hit; καὶ βάλεν οὐδ᾽ ἀφάμαρτε, Il. 13.160; ἕλκος, τό μιν βάλε Πάνδαρος ι?ῷ (μίν is the primary obj.), Il. 5.795; metaph., φιλότητα μετ᾽ ἀμφοτέροισι βάλωμεν, ‘strike,’ ‘conclude,’ Il. 4.16 ; σὺ δ᾽ ἐνὶ φρεσὶ βάλλεο σῇσιν, ‘bear in mind’ (note the mid.), Il. 1.297, etc. The various applications, literal and metaphorical, are numerous but perfectly intelligible.—Intrans., ποταμὸς εἰς ἅλα βάλλων, Il. 11.722; ἵπποι περὶ τέρμα βαλοῦσαι, Il. 23.462; mid. aor., with pass. signif., βλήμενος ι?ῷ ἔγχεϊ, Il. 8.514; pass., of the mind only, ἄχει? μεγάλῳ βεβολημένος ἦτορ, ‘stricken,’ Il. 9.9, 3, Od. 10.347.
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