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σβέννυ_μι , Hdt.2.66, Pl.Lg.835e, etc.; σβεννύω , Pi.P.1.5, Hp.Acut. 54, Thphr.Ign.19, etc.: impf.
A.ἐσβέννυονPaus.4.21.4: fut. σβέσω App BC2.68, (κατα-) A.Ag.958, E.IT633; Ep. σβέσσω Orac. ap. Hdt. 8.77, Theoc.23.26: aor. “ἔσβεσαIl.16.293 (tm.), S.Aj.1057, Ar.Av. 778 (lyr.); Ep. inf. “σβέσσαιIl.16.621; Ion. inf. “κατα-ς βῶσαιHerod. 5.39: pf. and aor. 2, v. infr.:—Med., fut. σβήσομαι ἀπο-) Pl.Lg. 805c: aor. “σβέσαντοQ.S.1.795:—Pass., Hes.Op.590: fut. “σβεσθήσομαιGal.7.17: aor. “ἐσβέσθηνHp.Acut.Sp.) 26, (κατ-) X.HG5.3.8; Ep. “συν-έσβετοOpp.H.2.477, etc.: pf. “ἔσβεσμαιLongin.21.1, Ael.NA9.54, etc., (ἀπ-) Hp.Int.43:—besides these, aor. 2 and pf. and plpf. Act. are used intr., “ἔσβηνIl.9.471, (ἀπ-) E.Fr.971, (κατ-) Hdt.4.5; imper. σβῆτε (trans.) Sophr. in Stud.Ital.10.123; part. “ἀπο-σβείςHp.Epid.4.31: pf. ἔσβηκα ἀπ-) X.Cyr.8.8.13, (κατ-) A.Ag. 888: plpf. ἐσβήκει ἀπ-) Pl.Smp.218b:—quench, put out, used by Hom. in the literal sense only in compd. κατα-σβέννυμι (q.v.); “ς. τὸ καιόμενονHdt.2.66; “κεραυνόνPi.P.1.6; “φλόγαTh.2.77, A.R.4.668.
2. of liquids, dry up, “ Μηδικὴ πόα ς. τὸ γάλαArist.HA522b25, cf. AP9.549 (Antiphil.).
II. Pass. σβέννυμαι (with intr. tenses of Act., v. supr.), to be quenched, go out, of fire, “οὐδέ ποτ᾽ ἔσβη πῦρIl.9.471; of inflamed pustules, go down, disappear, Hp.Acut. (Sp.26; ἰχθύων . . ᾠὰ μετὰ ἁλῶν σβεσθέντα (s.v.l.) “καὶ ἐποπτηθένταDiph.Siph. ap. Ath.3.121c: metaph. of men, become extinct, die, AP 7.20 (Simon.?); of a city, ib.9.178 (Antiphil.).
2. of liquids, run dry, “γάλαArist.HA587b28; “πηγαίAP9.128; “αἷμαPlu.2.49d; αἶγες σβεννύμεναι goats which are going off their milk, Hes.Op. 590.
3. generally, to be quelled or lulled, of wind, “οὐδέ ποτ᾽ ἔσβη οὖροςOd.3.182; of sound, “σβέννυτο θωρήκων ἐνοπήTryph.10: metaph., “τὸ μάχιμον σβεννύμενον ὑπὸ γήρωςPlu.Pomp.8; ἐσβέσθη Νίκανδρος his charm is quenched, AP12.39; of an orator, D.H.Pomp. 4; “ἐσβέσθη τὰ φίλτραAP7.221, cf. Philostr.VA1.33, Longin.21.1; of legal proceedings, to be cancelled, “διὰ τὸ ἐσβέσθαι πᾶν σπέρμα δίκηςPMonac.1.43 (vi A.D.). (I.-E. zg[uglide]es-, cf. ζείναμεν: σβέννυμεν, Hsch., Lith. gèsti 'to be extinguished'.)
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