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bathe

Ὠς χαρίεν ἔστʹ ἄνθρωπος, ὅταν ἄνθρωπος ᾗ -> What a fine thing a human is, when truly human!
Menander, fragment 761

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. λούειν; see wash.

Bathe hands and feet: V. νίζειν, Ar. and P. ἀπονίζειν.

Cleanse by bathing: Ar. and P. ἀπολούειν (Plat.), P. and V. ἀπονίζειν (Plat.).

Dip: P. and V. βάπτειν.

Wet: P. and V. δεύειν (Plat.), τέγγειν (Plat.), βρέχειν (Plat.).

Bathe in perspiration: ἱδρῶτι βρέχειν (acc.) (Plat.).

Bathed in tears: V. κεκλαυμένος; see weep.

V. intrans. P. and V. λοῦσθαι.

subs.

P. and V. λουτρόν, τό.