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κυ^έω , older and more Att. form of κύω, Il.23.266, etc. (Aeol.(?) part. fem.
A.κύεσσαHsch.; Arc.κύενσαIG5(2).514.12 (Lycosura); Coan “κυεῦσαSchwyzer 251 B 3, written κυεοσα ib.A 61 (iv/iii B.C.)): impf. 3sg.“ἐκύειIl.19.117: fut.“κυήσωHp.Mul.1.17, Steril.214, κυήσομαι v.l. in Mul.1.76: aor. “ἐκύησαAr.Th.641, Pl.Smp.203c, etc.: pf. “κεκύηκαPhilem.107, D.C.45.1, S.E.P.2.106:—Med., v. infr.:—Pass., fut. -ηθήσομαι Gal.UP16.10: aor. “ἐκυήθηνPlu.2.567f: pf. “κεκύηταιPorph. Abst.1.54:—bear in the womb, be pregnant with, “ἐκύει φίλον υἱόνIl.19.117; of a mare, “βρέφος ἡμίονον κυέουσα23.266: metaph., of the soul, “κυοῦσι γὰρ πάντες . . καὶ κατὰ τὸ σῶμα καὶ κατὰ τὴν ψυχήνPl.Smp.206c; ἐκύησε τὸν Ἔρωτα ib.203c; κυεῖ περὶ ἐπιστήμης [the thoughts] with which he is in travail . . , Id.Tht.184b, cf. 210b; τῇ ψυχῇ προσήκει καὶ κυῆσαι καὶ κυεῖν (v.l. τεκεῖν) both to have conceived and to bring forth, Id.Smp.209a:—Pass., of the embryo or foetus, Id.Lg. 789a, Epin.973d, Arist.GA777a23; of fruits, to be formed, Thphr.HP 4.2.4:—Med., bring forth, Opp.C.3.22; κεκυημένη, Lat.foeta, Et. Gud.s.v. κοκίας: metaph., “τὰς εὐτυχεῖς ὠδῖνας κυησαμένηHim.Or. 7.4.
b. in Botany, produce flowers, Thphr.HP6.4.8.
2. abs., to be big or pregnant, conceive, “ἐκύησεHdt.5.41; “στεριφὴ γάρ εἰμι κοὐκ ἐκύησα πώποτεAr.Th.641, cf.Lys.745, Men.Sam.303, etc.; “κυέουσαν ἐκ τοῦ προτέρου ἀνδρόςHdt.6.68, cf. And.1.125, Lys.13.42; γυνὴ κυεῖ δέκα μῆνας; Men.413; “πενθ᾽ ἕτη ἐκύησεIG42(1).121.3 (Epid.). (Cf. κύω, Skt. śváyati 'swell', Lat.inciens 'pregnant'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (16):
    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 125
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 641
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.41
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.68
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.266
    • Lysias, Against Agoratus, 42
    • Plato, Laws, 789a
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 184b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 210b
    • Plato, Symposium, 203c
    • Plato, Symposium, 206c
    • Plato, Symposium, 209a
    • Plato, Epinomis, 973d
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.117
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 745
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 45.1
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