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ἀνα-πνοή , poet. ἀμπν- , ,
A.recovery of breath, μόχθων ἀμπνοά rest from toils, Pi.O.8.7, cf. E.IT92, etc.; ἀμπνοὰν ἔστα_σαν they recovered breath, took fresh courage, Pi.P.4.199; . διδόναι, παρέχειν, E.Andr.1137, Pl.Ti.70d; “λαμβάνεινId.Phdr.251e; ἀναπνοὴν ἔχει . . εἰπεῖν has breath enough to say, Men.536.6.
II. respiration, breathing, Pi.P.3.57, Ar.Nu.627, Pl.Ti.33c, etc.; including εἰσπνοή and ἐκπνοή, Arist.Resp.471a7; ἀμπνοὰς ἔχειν, = ἀναπνεῖν, breathe, live, S.Aj.416; “τὴν . ἀπολαβεῖν τινοςstrangle, Plu.Rom.27; ὑπὸ τὴν . in a breath, Plb.10.47.9.
2. = εἰσπνοή, inspiration, opp. ἐκπνοή, Pl.Ti.78e, 79e, cf. Arist.Resp.480b10.
III. exhalation, Thphr. HP6.2.4.
IV. breathing organ, of the nose and mouth, D.S.2.12, Luc.Nigr.32.
2. air-hole, vent, Pl.Ti.85a, 91b, Plu.Aem.14.— Only sg. in Pi.; only pl. in Trag.
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