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τρυ_π-άω ,
A.bore, pierce through, ὡς ὅτε τις τρυπῷ (opt.) δόρυ νήϊον ἀνὴρ τρυπάνῳ, οἱ δέ τ᾽ ἔνερθεν ὑποσσείουσιν ἱμάντι (cf. τρυπανία) Od.9.384, cf. Hp.VC18, Pl.Cra.387e; ἐτρύπησεν τῷ ποδὶ τὴν βελόνην (of a very thin man) AP11.102 (Ammian. or Nicarch.), 308 (Lucill.); with double acc., “πόνος με τὸν πόδα τ.is stabbing into, Luc.Ocyp. 169; cf. ἁλία (B) :—Pass., τετρυπήσθω τὸ τρῆμα let the hole be bored, Hp.Steril.222; δι᾽ ὠτὸς . . τρυπωμένου through well-bored ear, i. e. open to hear, S.Fr.858 (codd.Plu., but ῥυπωμένου is prob. cj.); τὰ ὦτα τετρυπημένος having one's ears pierced for ear-rings, X.An. 3.1.31; ψῆφος τετρυπημένη the pebble of condemnation which had a hole in it, opp. πλήρης, Aeschin.1.79, Arist.Ath.68.2, 69.1; “ἐτετρύπητο ἄλλη ἔξοδοςLuc.Alex.16.
2. sens. obsc., Theoc.5.42, APl.4.243 (Antist.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 79
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 68.2
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 69.1
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.384
    • Plato, Cratylus, 387e
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.1.31
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 858
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 18
    • Lucian, Alexander, 16
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