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θάλπ-ω , fut.
A.-ψωOrph.Fr.258, Alciphr.2.4: fut. Med. in pass. sense “θάλψομαιId.3.42:—heat, soften by heat, Od.21.179, al.:—Pass., “ἐτήκετο κασσίτερος ὣς . . θαλφθείςHes.Th.864, cf. S.Tr.697: metaph., to be softened, deceived, “αἴ κε μὴ θαλφθῇ λόγοιςAr.Eq.210.
II. heat, warm, without any notion of softening, καῦμ᾽ ἔθαλπε (sc. ἡμᾶς) S. Ant.417; θερμὴ ἡμᾶς ἀκτὶς θ. Ar.Av.1092; keep warm, “χλανιδίων ἐρειπίοις θάλπουσα καὶ ψύχουσαTrag.Adesp.7: prov., θ. τὸν δίφρον, of an idle life, Herod.1.37; “θ. τὰς κοχώναςId.7.48; τὴν βαίτην θάλπουσαν εὖ ib.129:—Pass., Hp.Aff.4; θάλπεσθαι τοῦ θέρους to be warm in summer, X.Cyr.5.1.11; “τῷ πυρὶ θάλψομαιAlciphr.3.42: metaph., ἔτι ἁλίῳ θάλπεσθαι to be alive, Pi.N.4.14.
2. warm at the fire, dry, “θάλπεται ῥάκηS.Ph.38, cf. E.Hel.183 (lyr.).
3. hatch, “ᾠάGp.14.1.4: so abs., sit, ib.3; θ. ἐπὶ τῶν νοσσῶν, ἐπὶ τῶν ᾠῶν, LXXDe. 22.6.
2. comfort, “ὕπνος . . θάλπει κέαρB.Fr.3.11, cf. Fr.16.2, Com.Adesp.5.16D.; cherish, foster, “ἄλλον θάλπε φίλονTheoc.14.38; “ὡς ἐὰν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα1 Ep.Thess.2.7; “τὴν ἑαυτοῦ σάρκαEp.Eph.5.29; “τὸ ἀσθενοῦνAlciphr.2.4; “θ. καὶ τρέφεινPMasp.6B132 (vi A.D.); τὴν πόλιν θ. tend it with fostering care, OGI194.5 (Egypt, i B.C.).
3. ἐμὲ οὐδὲν θ. δόξα I care nothing for glory, Alciphr.2.2; “ἐμὲ οὐδὲν θ. κέρδοςAristaenet.1.24.
IV. intr., to be full of heat, vigorous, Arist.Pr.879a33; θάλψαι τρεῖς ποίας to live three summers, AP7.731 (Leon.).
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