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λι^γύς , λίγεια (not λιγεῖα, Hdn.Gr.1.249), λιγύ; of sound,
A.clear, shrill, “λιγέων ἀνέμων λαιψηρὰ κέλευθαIl.14.17; “ὦρτο δ᾽ ἐπὶ λ. οὖροςOd. 3.176, cf. 4.357: more freq. of a clear, sweet sound, clear-toned, φόρμιγγι λιγείῃ, φόρμιγγα λίγειαν, Il.9.186, Od.8.67, etc.; of articulate sounds, clear-voiced, “Μοῦσα λίγεια24.62, Alcm.1; “λ. ΣειρήνId.7; λ. ἀγορητής in Il. as epith. of Nestor, 1.248, 4.293; also of Thersites, 2.246; “ἐπέων οἶμος λ.Pi.O.9.72. Adv. “λιγέως, ἀγορεύεινIl.3.214: freq. also, λ. κλαίειν wail shrilly, 19.5, Od.11.391; “ἰάχεινHes.Sc. 233: neut. as Adv., “λ. πνείοντες ἀῆταιOd.4.567; “λ. μέλπεσθαιHes. Sc.206; λιγύ or “λιγέα κλάζεινMosch.4.24, A.R.4.1299.
II. after Hes., mostly of sad sounds, as always in A., “λ. κωκύματαPers.332; κἀνακωκύσας λιγύ ib.468; “λ. πάθεαSupp.113 (lyr.); of the nightingale, Ag.1146 (lyr.), S.OC671 (lyr.); also of music, “λίγεια λωτοῦ χάριςE.Heracl.892 (lyr.); αὐλοῦ λ. ἦχον, v.l. for γλυκὺν in Mosch. 2.98.—Poet. word (“Μοῦσαι λίγειαιPl.Phdr.237a).
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1146
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 332
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 468
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 113
    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 892
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 206
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 233
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.17
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.5
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.214
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.186
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.391
    • Homer, Odyssey, 24.62
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.567
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.67
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.176
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 237a
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 671
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.357
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1299
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