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per-sŏno , ŭi, ĭtum, 1 (
I.perf. personavit, App. M. 5, p. 164, 24: personasse, Prud. στεφ. 34 praef.), v. n. and a.
I. Neutr.
B. To make a sound on a musical instrument, to sound, play: “citharā Iopas Personat,Verg. A. 1, 741: “cymbalis,Vulg. 1 Par. 16, 5: “buccinis,id. Jos. 6, 13.—
II. Act.
A. To fill with sound or noise, to make resound (class.): “Cerberus haec regna latratu Personat,Verg. A. 6, 417: “aequora conchā,id. ib. 6, 171: aures hujusmodi vocibus, Cic. Fam. 6, 18, 4; so, “aurem,to bawl in one's ear, Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 7: “ille humi prostraverat corpus, gemitu ejulatuque totam personans regiam,Curt. 8, 2, 5: “pulpita socco,to play in comedy, Claud. Cons. Mall. Theod. 314: “mons choris Aegipanum undique personatur,Sol. 24.—
C. To sound or blow upon an instrument (post-class.): “personavit classicum,gave the signal for attack, App. M. 5, p. 164, 24.
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