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ἀναπνέω , Ep. impf.
A.ἀμπνείεσκονA.R.3.231: Ep. aor. imper. ἄμπνυε (v. infr.):—take breath,στῆθι καὶ ἄμπνυεIl.22.222: more commonly c. gen., enjoy a respite, recover from,ἀνέπνευσαν κακότητος11.382; “ὥς κε . . ἀναπνεύσωσι πόνοιο15.235; “τῆς νόσουS.Aj.274; “. ἐκ τῆς ναυηγίηςHdt.8.12; “ἐκ καμάτωνIG14.14 (Syrac.); ἀνέπνευσα ἐκ σέθεν by the help I recovered, S.OT1221: c. part., “. τειρόμενοιIl. 16.42; “ἐς τεῖχος ἀλέντες21.534: abs., revive, X.An.4.1.22, D.18.195.
2.πυρεῖα .revive, burn up again, Thphr.HP5.9.6.
II. draw breath,. πάντα καὶ ἐκπνεῖEmp.100, cf. Pl.Phd.112b, etc.; “. πυκνάHp.Mul.2.203; gather breath before a race, Pi.N.8.19: metaph., . οὐχ ἅπαντες ἐπὶ ἴσα ib.7.5.
2. c. acc., draw breath from, inhale,τὴν οἰκείαν ἀρχήνDam.Pr.8:—Pass., “τὸν ἀναπνεόμενον ἀέραCorn.ND32.
III. breathe forth, send forth, c. acc. cogn., “ἀμπνεῦσαι καπνόνPi.O.8.36; “πυρὸς σέλας ἀμπνείεσκονA.R.3.231; . ὑάκινθον breathe hyacinth, Pherecr.131.2: abs., exhale an odour, Thphr.Od.69: impers., “ἡδὺ ἀναπνεῖ τῶν φυτῶνPhilostr.Her.Prooem. 2: metaph., “. χρησμούςId.VS1.18.3.
2. of vapour, “ἀϋτμὴ . μυχοῖοA.R.2.737
IV. causal, . τὸν ἵππον breathe the horse, Hld.8.14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 195
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.12
    • Plato, Phaedo, 112b
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 274
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1221
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.1.22
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.382
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.235
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.42
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.534
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.222
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.737
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.231
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.18.3
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