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βλαστάνω , S.OC611, etc. (later βλαστέω , Thphr.CP2.17.4(interpol. in A. Ch.589, corrupt in Pass.
A.-ουμένηS.Fr.255.7)); Ion. impf. βλαστάνεσκε (v.l. βλάστεσκεν) Id.Fr.546: fut. “βλαστήσωThphr.HP 2.7.2, “βλαστήσομαιAlex. Trall.12: aor. 2 “ἔβλαστονS.Fr.341, etc.: aor. 1 “ἐβλάστησαEmp.21.10, Hp.Nat.Puer.26, etc. (not in Att.): pf. “βεβλάστηκαId.Oss.12, Hellanic. 1 (b) J., Plu.2.684c; “ἐβλάστηκαE.IA 594 (lyr.), Eup.329: plpf. “ἐβεβλαστήκειTh.3.26:—bud, sprout, grow, prop. of plants, A. Th.594, S.OC697 (lyr.), Th.l.c., Ar.Nu.1124, etc.; βλαστὸς οὐκ ἔβλαστεν; S.Fr.341; “εἰς ἴα σου . . , καὶ ἐς κρίνα βλαστήσειεν ὀστέαIG14.607(Carales).
2. Poets, shoot forth, come to light, βλάστε νᾶσος ἐξ ἁλός, of Rhodes, Pi.O.7.69; of children, to be born, Id.N.8.7; ἀνθρώπου φύσιν βλαστών born in man's nature, S.Aj.761, cf. OT1376, El.440; “ἄργυρος κακὸν νόμισμ᾽ ἔβλαστεId.Ant. 296; “β. δ᾽ ἀπιστίαId.OC611; “μέγιστ᾽ ἔβλαστε νόμιμαId.El.1095 (lyr.); not common in Prose, Th. l.c., Pl.R.498b, Phdr.251b, Iamb.Myst.3.28.
II. causal, make to grow, produce, propagate, in pres., Hp.Alim.54: metaph., β. χάριτες εὔνοιαν Aristeas 230: mostly aor.1 “ἐβλάστησαA.R.1.1131; “θεὸς . . ἄμπελον ἐβλάστησενNonn.D.36.356, cf. LXX Ge.1.11, Nu.17.8:—Pass., “βλαστηθείςPh.1.667.
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