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κυκλ-όω , fut. -ώσω E.Cyc.462: pf.
A.κεκύκλωκαPlb.3.116.10:— Med., fut. -ώσομαι X.Cyr.6.3.20: aor. “ἐκυκλωσάμηνHdt.9.18, Th.5.72:—Pass., fut. κυκλωθήσομαι (v.l. -ώσομαι) D.H.3.24: pf. “κεκύκλωμαιTh.4.32 (in med. sense (ἐγ-) Ar.V.395): aor. “ἐκυκλώθηνX. Cyr.6.3.20: (κύκλος):—encircle, surround, “Ὠκεανὸς . . κυκλοῖ χθόναE. Or.1379 (lyr.); “πόλιν . . κυκλώσας Ἄρει φονίῳId.IA775 (lyr.); ὅταν κυκλώσωσι [τοὺς ἰχθῦς] Arist.HA533b27:—more freq. in Med., “κυκλώσασθαί τιναςHdt.3.157, 9.18, Plb.1.17.13; “κ. αὐτοὺς ἐς μέσονHdt.8.10, cf. A.Th.121 (lyr.), Call.Hec.1.1.14, etc.: such forms as κυκλοῦνται, ἐκυκλοῦντο, etc., may belong to κυκλόω or to κυκλέω, Th.4.127, 7.81, etc.: abs., κυκλούμενοι by an enveloping movement, Hdt.8.76:—Pass., to be surrounded, A.Th.247, Th.7.81:—joined with Med., εἰ οἱ κυκλούμενοι κυκλωθεῖεν X.l.c.
II. move in a circle, whirl round, Pi.O.10(11).72; “οὕτω κυκλώσω δαλὸν ἐν φαεσφόρῳ Κύκλωπος ὄψειE.Cyc.462; “κ. ἀεὶ τὸ σῶμαHermipp.4; “οἱ κυκλοῦντες [τὴν θάλασσαν] ἄνεμοιPlb.11.29.10; “ἵετο κυκλώσας βαλιὰ πτερὰ θῆλυς ἀήτηςCall. in PSI9.1092.53, cf. Archil.92b Diehl: metaph., πολλοὺς λογισμοὺς πονηρία κυκλοῖ revolves, agitates, Men.378:—Med., hurl, “βέληHim.Or.7.17:—Pass. (or Med.), go in a circle, X.An.6.4.20; dance or whirl round, Call.Dian.267, Arat.811: metaph., “δίναις κυκλούμενον κέαρA.Ag.997 (lyr.).
III. form into a circle, “κ. τόξαAP12.82 (Mel.), cf. Him.Or.17.5; incorrectly, “κ. τόξοιο νευρήνBabr. 68.5:—Pass., form a circle, of a bow, E.Ba.1066; also [τάφρος] περὶ τὸ πεδίον κυκλωθεῖσα being drawn in a circle, Pl.Criti.118d.
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