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πιλνάω ,
A.= πελάζω, bring near, once in Hes., Βορέας . . δρῦς . . πιλνᾷ χθονί brings them to earth, Op.510 ; also intr., δόμοισι πιλνᾷς thou drawest nigh to the house, h.Cer.115 (nisi leg. πίλνασαι) :—elsewh. Pass. πίλνα^μαι (with no act. form πίλνημι), draw near to, approach, c. dat., ἅρματα χθονὶ πίλνατο the chariots went close to the ground, Il. 23.368 ; “ἐπ᾽ οὔδει πίλναται19.93, cf. A.R.4.952, Simm.7 : abs. with two subjects, Γαῖα καὶ Οὐρανὸς πίλνατο earth and sky threatened to encounter (in the storm), Hes.Th.703 :—πίτναντο must be read for πίλναντο with Aristarch. and some codd. in Il.22.402 ; conversely πίλναντο for πίτναντο in Euph.63.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 703
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 510
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.368
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 115
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.93
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.402
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.952
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