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νέομαι , contr. νεῦμαι , Il.18.136: νείομαι v.l. in 23.76; 2 and 3sg. contr. νεῖαι, νεῖται, Od.11.114, 14.152, etc.; 1pl.
A.νεύμεθαTheoc.18.56, A.R.2.1153; 2pl. “νέεσθεId.3.306, “νεῖσθεE.Alc.737; imper. “νεῖοAP7.472b (Leon.); subj. 2sg. “νέηαιIl.1.32; 1pl. “νεώμεθα2.236; opt. “νεοίμην14.335; inf. “νέεσθαι2.84, al., contr. “νεῖσθαιOd.15.88, Pi.P. 4.247, S.Ant.33; part. “νεόμενοςE.El.722 (lyr.), “νεύμενοςCall.Hec.1.1.6, AP9.96 (Antip. Thess.): Ep. impf. “νεόμηνTheoc.25.207, “νέοντοIl.5.907:—go or come (mostly with fut. sense, to which the inf. is the most freq. exception), πάλιν ν. go back, freq. return,πάλιν οἶκόνδε ν.Il. 6.189, Od.6.110; “οὐ νέοντ᾽ ἄνευ στεφάνωνPi.N.4.77; in Hom. always of persons, exc. “ποταμοὺς δ᾽ ἔτρεψε νέεσθαι κὰρ ῥόονIl.12.32; “ἄνεμοι . . ἔβαν οἶκόνδε νέεσθαι23.229: metaph., of the path of song, “μακρά μοι νεῖσθαι κατ᾽ ἀμαξιτόνPi.P.4.247:—Constr.: mostly folld. by εἰς, πρός, ἐπί c. acc., “ἐς πατρίδα γαῖανIl.18.101; “πρὸς δῶμα14.335; “ἐφ᾽ ἡμέτεραOd.15.88; also by ὑπό c. acc., “ὑπὸ ζόφονIl.23.51; by ἐπί c. dat., 22.392: c. acc. only, 7.335.—Ep. Verb, rare in Trag. (v. supr.): once in early Prose, dub. l. in X.Cyr.4.1.11: in late Prose, Dam.Pr.81.—The Act. forms “νέουσαh.Cer.395, Dor. 3pl. fut. “νησοῦντιSophr.101, are corrupt. (From νεσ-ομαι, cf. νόστος, Skt. násate 'take as companion'.)
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