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πάτα^γος [πα^], ,
A.clatter, crash, as of trees falling, π. δέ τε ἀγνυμενάων (sc. γίγνεται) Il.16.769 ; π. δέ τε γίγνετ᾽ ὀδόντων chattering of the teeth, 13.283 ; plash of a body falling into water, ἐν δ᾽ ἔπεσον μεγάλῳ π. 21.9, cf. Pi.P.1.24 ; rattle or crash of thunder, Ar.Nu. 382, cf. Arist. Mu.395a13 ; “π. ἀνέμωνD.H.Comp.16 ; rumbling caused by flatulence, Hp.VM22 ; but never of the human voice (exc. in late Greek, βληχᾶσθαι καὶ κρώζειν ἐν ὑποκρίσει τὸν ἔξηχον π. Porph.Chr.35) : hence βοῇ καὶ πατά<*> χρεώμενοι means, with a great shouting and clashing of arms, Hdt.3.79, cf. 7.211 ; “π. δορόςA.Th.103 (lyr.) ; “τόξωνS.Tr.518 (lyr.) ; “ἀσπίδωνE.Heracl.832, Ar.Ach.539 ; “π. χύτρειοςId.Lys.329 (lyr.). (Onomatop. word.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 103
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 382
    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 832
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.79
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.211
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.769
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.9
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.283
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 518
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 539
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 329
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 16
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