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ῥαίνω , Pi.I.8(7).50, Xenarch.7.7: fut.
A.ῥα^νῶAntiph.217.12, Lyc. 1104, but Att. also ῥα_νῶ (like φα_νῶ) acc. to A.D.Adv.187.27: aor. “ἔρρα_ναArched.2.5, E.Rh.73, Cyc.402 (ἐξ-), Trag.Adesp.90; Ion. “ἔρρηναHp. (v. infr.); “ἔρηναOpp.H.2.100: pf. ἔρραγκα δι-) LXX Pr.7.17:— Med., aor. ἐρρα_νάμην περι-) Aristobul.6 J., Plu.Arist.20, Longus 3.28:—Pass., aor. “ἐρράνθηνPi.P.5.100, Arist.Pr.938a35: pf. ἔρραμμαι Persae. ap. Ath.4.140f; later ἔρρασμαι Sch.D Il.12.431.—Ep. aor. imper. “ῥάσσατεOd.20.150, 3pl. pf. Pass. ἐρράδαται ib.354, plpf. “ἐρράδατοIl.12.431 [α^] are formed as if from pres. ῥάζω , cf. “περιρραίνω1.
I. sprinkle, besprinkle, with acc. of the object besprinkled,
2. also of solids, bestrew, besprinkle, [“ἵπποι] ῥαίνοντο κονίῃIl.11.282; “. χθόνα καρπῷNonn.D.2.65.
II. sprinkle, scatter, with acc. of the thing scattered or sprinkled, ῥανῶ τε πεδόσ᾽ ἐγκέφαλον will scatter it on the ground, E.Fr.384 (dub. l.); ῥαίνειν sprinkle (water) on the fish, Xenarch. l.c.; ῥαίνειν ὀξίδας ἐς τὰ βλέφαρα sprinkle vinegar in their eyes, Ar.Ra.1441; “. πυρούςOpp.H.2.100; “χοάςLyc.1185.
III. abs., sprinkle water, Arist. HA620a12; ῥανίσι . let water fall in drops, Id.Mete.374b1.
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 20.150
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    • Polybius, Histories, 30.25.17
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 21
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 7.17
    • Plutarch, Aristeides, 20
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 3.28
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