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38. Ellipsis of neuter substantives.

Definite ellipses of neuter substantives are rare.

θερμῷ ὕδατι . . . λοῦσθαι,AR. Nub. 1044 ; To bathe in hot water.

HDT.2.37:λοῦνται δὲ δὶς τῆς ἡμέρης ἑκάστης ψυχρῷ” (sc. “ὕδατι”).

AR. Eccl. 216:βάπτουσι θερμῷ” .

COM. 3.445: “τὸ θερμόν”.

THEOGN. 263: “ψυχρόν μοι παρὰ τῇδε φίλοι πίνουσι τοκῆες”.

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