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κωμάζω , fut. -άσω [α^] Pi.N.9.1, -άσομαι Id.P.9.89, AP5.63 (Asclep.), Luc.Luct.13; Dor. -άξομαι Pi.I.4(3).72: aor.
A.ἐκώμα^σαE.HF 180; poet. κώμ- Pi.N.10.35; Dor. imper. -άξατε ib.2.24: pf. “κεκώμα^καAP5.111 (Phld.): (κῶμος):—revel, make merry, “νέοι κώμαζον ὑπ᾽ αὐλοῦHes.Sc.281; “κωμάζοντα μετ᾽ αὐλητῆρος ἀείδεινThgn.1065, cf. S.Fr.764, E.Alc.815, etc.; “κ. μετὰ μέθηςPl.Lg.637a; “κ. καὶ παιωνίζεινD.18.287; “ὀρχούμενος καὶ κ.Theopomp.Hist.153; “κ. μεθ᾽ ἡμέρανLys. 14.25, Phld.Acad.Ind.p.47 M.; go in festal procession, “Σικυωνόθεν εἰς ΑἴτνανPi.N.9.1; “ὃς ἐν ταῖς πομπαῖς ἄνευ τοῦ προσώπου κ.D.19.287: metaph., “νήσους κώμασον εἰς μακάρων Berl.Sitzb.1912.548; esp. in Egypt, take part in religious processions, PGnom.200, 214 (ii A.D.): hence trans., carry images, etc., in procession, ναόν, ξόανον κ., ib.211, BGU362 vii 17 (iii A.D.):—Pass., “χρὴ τὰς θεὰς κωμάζεσθαιSammelb.421 (iii A.D.).
II. esp. celebrate a κῶμος in honour of the victor at the games, “κ. σὺν ἑταίροιςPi.O.9.4, etc.: c. acc. cogn., “ἑορτὰν κ.Id.N.11.28; “τὸν καλλίνικον μετὰ θεῶν ἐκώμασενE.HFl.c.
2. c. dat. pers., approach with a κῶμος, sing in his honour, Pi.I.7(6).20 (in fut. Med., Id.P.9.89); “ Ἀφροδίτη κ. παρὰ τὸν ΔιόνυσονPlu.Ant.26.
3. c. acc. pers., honour or celebrate him in or with the κῶμος, Pi.N.10.35, I.4(3).72; κ. Δία Τιμοδήμῳ celebrate Zeus for Timodemos' sake, Id.N.2.24.
III. break in upon in the manner of revellers, serenade, of lovers, Alc.56; “ἐπὶ γαμετὰς γυναῖκαςIs.3.14, cf. Luc.DMar.1.4; “κ. ποτὶ τὰν ἈμαρυλλίδαTheoc.3.1, cf. Ath.8.348c; “παρά τινιArr.An.7.24.4; “εἴς τιναAlciphr.1.6; “ἐπὶ τὰς ἑταιρίδων θύραςAth.13.574e: generally, burst in, “εἰς τόπονAPl.4.102; of evil, “ἄτη ἐς πόλιν ἐκώμασενTryph.314; “θρῆνος εἰς ὑμέναιονAP7.186 (Phil.); of Alexander, “καθ᾽ ὅλης τῆς ὑφ᾽ ἡλίῳHim.Ecl.2.18: prov., ὗς ἐκώμασεν, 'a bull in a china-shop', Diogenian.8.60; εἰς μελίττας ἐκώμασας 'you have raised a hornet's nest about your ears', Paus.Gr.Fr.160, Zen.3.53, etc.
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