previous next
ἀχλύς , ύος, , (acc.
A.ἀχλύαOrph.A.341) mist, Od.20.357; elsewh. in Hom. of a mist over the eyes, as of one dying, “κατὰ δ᾽ ὀφθαλμῶν κέχυτ᾽ .Il.5.696; as result of ulceration, “ἀχλύεςHp.Prorrh.2.20, cf. Thphr.HP7.6.2, Dsc.2.78 (pl.), Aët.7.27; or in emotion, “Ἔρως πολλὴν κατ᾽ ἀχλὺν ὀμμάτων ἔχευενArchil.103; of drunkenness, “πρὸς ὄμμ᾽ . ἀμβλωπὸς ἐφίζειCritias 6.11 D.; of one whom a god deprives of the power of seeing and knowing others, “κατ᾽ ὀφθαλμῶν χέεν ἀχλύνIl.20.321; ἀπ᾽ ὀφθαλμῶν σκέδασ᾽ ἀχλύν ib.341, cf. 5.127, 15.668:— personified as Sorrow,πὰρ δ᾽ Ἀχλὺς εἱστήκει ἐπισμυγερή τε καὶ αἰνή, χλωρή, ἀϋσταλέηHes.Sc.264.
3. . ὑγρή liquid emitted by cuttlefish, Opp.H.3.158.—Mostly poet., but used by Hp. (v. supr.) and Arist.Mete.367b17, 373b12 (pl.): also in later Prose, Plb.34.11.15, Str.6.2.8, and v. supr. 2. [υ_ in nom. and acc. sg., Hom., Hes.: υ^ in later poets.]
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (12 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 379
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 668
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 264
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.668
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.321
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.127
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.696
    • Homer, Odyssey, 20.357
    • Strabo, Geography, 2
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.2.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 34.11.15
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 38.19
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: