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πνέω, πνείω (πνέϝω), πνέει, πνείει, aor. subj. πνεύσῃ, mid. perf. 2 sing. πέπνυ_σαι, inf. πεπνῦσθαι, part. πεπνυ_μένος, plup. 2 sing. πέπνυ_σο: (1) breathe, sometimes synonymous with live, Il. 17.447, Od. 18.131; of the wind and air, odors, Od. 4.446; fig., μένεα πνείοντες, ‘breathing might’; ἐν (adv.) δὲ θεὸς πνεύσῃ μένος ἀμφοτέρο<*>ν, ‘inspire,’ Il. 19.159.—(2) the perf. mid. comes to mean, be prudent, discreet, Il. 24.377, Od. 10.495; esp. freq. the part. πεπνυ_μένος, sensible.
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