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νάω , only pres. and impf., Att. contr.
A.νᾷS.Fr.5, part. “νῶνταςPhot.:—flow,ἐν δὲ κρήνη νάειOd.6.292; “καὶ φρείατα μακρὰ νάουσινIl. 21.197; ὄφρ᾽ ἂν ὕδωρ τε νάῃ Epigr. ap. Pl.Phdr.264d; οἴνῳ Ἁχελῷος ἆρα νᾷ S.l.c.; ὕδατι νᾶε was running with . . , A.R.1.1146; “νᾶεν φόνῳCall.Dian.224:—Pass., to be watered,να_ομένοισι τόποιςNic.Fr. 74.58. [α^ in Hom. and presupposed by νᾷ, νῶντας, cf. ἀέναος: α_ v.l. in Od.9.222, always in late Ep. exc. Euph.23; ναῖον (so Aristarch. and some codd.) δ᾽ ὀρῷ ἄγγεα πάντα is prob. correct in Od.l.c., cf. ἔναιεν ἐν ἅλμῃ (with pun on ναίω dwell) Matro Conv.77, and ναιομένοισι (νεομ- codd.) shd. perh. be read in Nic. l.c.] (Cf. ἔννυθεν, ναύω, νόα, Skt. snaúti (pf. part. Pass. snutás) 'drip', MIr. snuadh 'river', etc.: νάω [α^] from sn[acaron]w-w, ναίω and νάω [α_] from sn[acaron]w-yw.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.197
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.292
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.222
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 264d
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 5
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.1146
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