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δαίω (A), Act. only pres. and impf. (but ἔδευσε may be for ἔδαυσε aor. 1, cf. infr. 11, Berl.Sitzb. 1902.1098): —Pass., pres. and impf., Hom.: aor. 2 subj.
A.δάηταιIl.20.316: also intr. in pf. 2 Act. δέδηα, plpf. δεδήειν (v. infr.); Ep. part. fem. “δεδα^υῖαNonn.D.6.305: aor. part. “δαισθείςE.Heracl.914 (if not from δαίνυμι): also aor. 2 subj. δαβῇ, ἐκδαβῇ, Hsch.: pf. Pass. δέδαυμαι (v. infr. 11). (Δαϝ-ψω, cf. δε-δαυ-μένος, δαβελός, Skt. dunō óti 'burn'):—poet. Verb, light up, kindle, δαῖέ οἱ ἐκ κόρυθός τε καὶ ἀσπίδος ἀκάματον πῦρ she made fire burn from . ., Il.5.4, cf. 7; “ἐκ δ᾽ αὐτοῦ δαῖε φλόγα18.206, cf. 227; so “πῦρ καὶ φῶς δ.A.Ch.864 (lyr.); “φλόγαId.Ag.496: metaph., “δαῖε δ᾽ ἐν ὀφθαλμοῖς . . πόθονA.R.4.1147:—Pass., blaze, burn fiercely,ἐν πεδίῳ πῦρ δαίετο καῖε δὲ νεκρούςIl.21.343; πυρὶ ὄσσε δεδήει blazed with fire, 12.466; “ἐν δέ οἱ ὄσσε δαίεταιblaze like fire, Od.6.132; “σεμνῶν ὀργίων ἐδαίετο φλόξS.Tr.765: mostly metaph. sense, “μάχη πόλεμός τε δέδηενIl.20.18, al., cf. 12.35, 17.253; Ὄσσα δεδήει Rumour spread like wild-fire, 2.93; “φιλοφροσύνη δεδήειglowed, Emp.130.2.
II. burn up,μῆρ᾽ ἐπὶ βωμῶνEpigr.Gr.1035.20 (Pergam.); σάρκας ἔδευσε (sic) πυρί Berl.Sitzb. l.c.; τὰν χώραν δ. Decr.Byz. ap. D.18.90; use cautery, Hp.Haem.2 (very rare in Prose):—Pass., “φλογὶ σῶμα δαισθείςE. l.c.; “μηρίων δεδαυμένωνSemon.30; ἐν ἔρωτι δεδ., prob. in Call.Epigr.50 (cf. “δάκνω111).
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