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ἄρδω , impf.
A.ἦρδονPl.Ti.76a, Ion. 3sg. “ἄρδεσκεHdt.2.13: aor. “ἦρσαId.5.12, subj. “ἄρσῃId.2.14, part. “ἄρσαςId.2.14, 5.12: used by Att. only in pres. and impf.:—water: hence,
1. give drink to cattle, ἵππους ἄρσασα βαθυσχοίνοιο Μέλητος from or at the Meles, h.Hom. 9.3; “. ΣιμόεντοςEuph.66; “ἦρσε τὸν ἵππονHdt. l.c.; of rivers, furnish drink for men, Pi.O.5.12:—Pass., drink,ἀρδόμενοι οὐρῆες ἀπὸ πηγέωνh.Ap.263: metaph., . φωτί to be drunk with light, Plot. 2.9.3.
2. water land, of rivers, Hdt.2.14, A.Pers.487,806, etc.; of men, irrigate,μισθωτὸς ἄρδει πεδίαTimocl.15.5, cf. Arist. GC335a14; “θεὸς . γῆνPh.1.50:—Pass., to be watered, of countries, Hdt.2.13; σῖτος χερσὶ ἀρδόμενος watered by hand, Id.1.193; ἐκ τοῦ ποταμοῦ ibid., cf. Ibyc.1, Ath.2.43c; καρποὺς ἀρδομέναν . . χθόνα having its corn watered, Ar.Nu.282; “Νυμφάων ὅθδεται ἄστυ ἈθήνηςIG3.1354.5.
III. guzzle,πολὺν ἄκρατονPh.1.639.
IV. pour forth,θεὸς . χάριταςId.2.294:—Pass., ib.244. (α? acc. to Hdn.Gr.2.109.)
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