Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!


Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet → May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
Pervigilium Veneris

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

Woodhouse page for flow - Opens in new window


P. and V. ῥοή, ἡ, ῥεῦμα, τό, ῥοῦς, ὁ (V. ῥόος), ῥεῖθρον, τό, V. χεῦμα, τό, χύσις, ἡ, ῥέος, τό, νασμός, ὁ, ἐπιρροή, ἡ, Ar. and V. νᾶμα, τό (also Plato but rare P.); see also abundance, stream.

indulge in a flow of eloquence: P. πολὺς ῥεῖν (Dem. 272).

flow of blood: V. αἵματος ἀπορροαί, αἱ (Euripides, Helen 1587); see stream.

flow of tears: V. πλημμυρίς, ἡ, νᾶμα, τό, δακρύων ἐπιρροαί, αἱ (Euripides, Fragment).

ebb and flow: see under ebb.

verb intransitive

P. and V. ῥεῖν.

be carried along: P. and V. φέρεσθαι.

drip: P. and V. λείβεσθαι (Plato but rare P.), καταστάζειν (Xen.), στάζειν (Plato but rare P.), V. ἀποστάζειν, σταλάσσειν, διαρραίνεσθαι.

Met., of words: P. and V. ῥεῖν.

flow away: Ar. and P. ἐκρεῖν, P. and V. ἀπορρεῖν.

flow down: P. and V. καταρρεῖν.

flow from: lit., P. and V. ἀπορρεῖν ἐκ (gen.).

Met., emanate from: P. and V. γίγνομαι, γίγνεσθαι ἐκ (gen.); see emanate.

flow in: P. and V. εἰσρεῖν, ἐπιρρεῖν.

flow off: P. and V. ἀπορρεῖν, Ar. and P. ἐκρεῖν.

flow out: P. and V. ἀπορρεῖν, Ar. and P. ἐκρεῖν.

flow over: V. καταστάζειν (gen.).

flow round: P. περιρρεῖν (acc. or absol.).

flow together: P. συρρεῖν.

flow through: P. διαρρεῖν (acc.).

flow up: P. ἀναρρεῖν.

flow with: P. and V. ῥεῖν (dat ), V. στάζειν (dat.), καταστάζειν (dat.), καταρρεῖν (dat.), μυδᾶν (dat.).

flow with a strong stream: lit., P. μέγας ῥεῖν.