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Translations for light and their definitions

     1. n. alternative form of grc φᾰ́ος (grc-att)

     1. to light
     2. to illuminate

     1. adj. light, unheavy

     1. n. that which gives light, as the sun or stars
     2. n. splendor, radiance

     1. v. to kindle, set on fire, fasten fire to
     2. v. to fasten to, bind fast
     3. v. to join to
     4. v. (middle) to fasten myself to, cling to, hang on by, lay hold of, grasp, touch
     5. v. (middle) to reach the mark
     6. v. (middle) to engage in, take part in
     7. v. (middle) to set upon, attack, assail
     8. v. (middle) to touch, affect
     9. v. (middle) to grasp with the senses, apprehend, perceive
     10. v. (middle) to come up to, reach, gain

     1. v. To ignite, kindle, light
           οἱ δὲ Λακεδαιμόνιοι ... πέμψαντες τὸ δεύτερον εἰρώτων τί θέλοντες Μινύαι ἥκοιέν τε ἐς τὴν χώρην καὶ πῦρ αἴθοιεν. - The Lacedaemonians sent a second time and asked what with what intention the M
     2. v. (rarely, intransitive, more commonly in the middle) To burn, blaze
           δεινὸν ἀποπνείουσα πυρὸς μένος αἰθομένοιο - breathing out the terrible strength of burning fire describing the l
           αἰθέσθω δὲ πῦρ / προχύταις καθαρσίοισι - let the fire burn for the purifying meal
           οἱ δὲ ἱππεῖς ... ἔκαιον, καὶ οἱ πελτασταὶ ... ἔκαιον πάντα ὅσα καύσιμα ἑώρων, καὶ ἡ στρατιὰ δέ, εἴ τινι παραλειπομένῳ ἐντυγχάνοιεν: ὥστε πᾶσα ἡ χώρα αἴθεσθαι ἐδόκει καὶ τὸ στράτευμα πολὺ εἶναι.

     1. n. light, splendour, lustre
     2. n. moonlight
     3. n. light of torches or fire
     4. n. light of the eyes
     5. n. (metaphorically) delight, glory, pride

     1. adj. light, not heavy, nimble

     1. adj. without weight, weightless
     2. adj. not burdensome

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