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.—Later we have an aor. 2 pass. ejfuvhn , subj. fuw`, -h`/, -w`si .
A. trans., in pres., fut., and aor. I act., to bring forth, produce, put forth leaves, etc., Hom., etc.; so, trivca" e[fusen made the hair grow, Od.: of a country, fuvein karpovn te kai; a[ndra" Hdt.

2. of men, to beget, engender, generate, Lat. procreare , Eur., etc.;— oJ fuvsa" the begetter, father ( opp. to oJ fuv" , the son, v. infr. B. 1. 2), Soph.; and of both parents, oiJ fuvsante" Eur.: metaph., h{dÆ hJmevra fuvsei se will bring to light thy birth, Soph.; crovno" fuvei a[dhla Id.

3. of persons in regard to themselves, f. pwvgwna to grow or get a beard, Hdt.; f. pterav Ar.: hence the joke in fuvein fravtera" , v. fravthr .

4. metaph., frevna" fuvein to get understanding, Soph.; dovxan fuvein to form a high opinion of oneself, Hdt.

II. absol. to put forth shoots, ajndrw`n geneh; hJ me;n fuvei hJ dÆ ajpolhvgei one generation is putting forth scions, the other is ceasing to do so, Il.; druve" fuvonti Theocr.

B. Pass., with the intr. tenses of Act., viz. aor. 2, pf. and plqpf., to grow, wax, spring up, arise, Od.; fuvetai aujtovmata rJovda Hdt.; so, tou` kevra ejk kefalh`" eJkkaidekavdwra pefuvkei from his head grew horns sixteen palms long, Il., Plat.; tw`n fuvntwn ai[tio" the cause of the things produced, Dem.

2. of men, to be begotten or born, most often in aor. 2 and pf., oJ lwfhvswn ouj pevfukev pw he that shall abate it is not yet born, Aesch.; mh; fu`nai nika`/ not to have been born were best, Soph.:—c. gen., fu`nai or pefukevnai tinov" to be born or descended from any one, Aesch., etc.; ajpov tino" Soph., etc.

II. the pf. and sometimes the aor. 2 take a pres. sense, to be so and so by nature, pevfuke kakov", sofov" Trag., etc.; so, oiJ kalw`" pefukovte" Soph.:—then, simply, to be so and so, e[fu" mhth;r qew`n Aesch.; aJplou`" oJ mu`qo" th`" ajlhqeiva" e[fu Eur.

2. c. inf. to be by nature disposed to do so and so, e[fun pravssein Soph.; fuvsei mh; pefukovta toiau`ta fwnei`n not formed by nature so to speak, Id.; pefuvkasi aJmartavnein Thuc.

3. with Preps., fu`nai ejpi; dakruvoi" to be by nature prone to tears, Eur.; pefukw;" pro;" ajrethvn Xen.

4. c. dat. to fall to one by nature, be ones natural lot, pa`si qnatoi`" e[fu movro" Soph., etc.
5. impers., c. inf., it is natural to do, Arist.:—absol., wJ" pevfuke as is natural, Xen.


Fwvkaia, hJ , a city in Ionia, h. Hom., Hdt., etc.:—hence


Fwkaieuv" , Att. Fwka<Eth>euv" , evw", oJ , a Phocaean, Hdt., Thuc.


Fwkeuv" , evw", oJ , a Phocian, Il. (in Ep. gen. pl. Fwkhvwn ), nom. pl. Fwkeve" Hdt., Fwkei`" Thuc., Fwkh`" Soph., gen. Fwkevwn Aesch.

II. Fwkiv" (sc. gh` ) , oJ , Phocis, on the Corinthian gulf, W. of Boeotia, Xen.; as Adj., Phocian, Trag.
III. Adj. Fwkikov" , hv, ovn , Phocian, Dem.

fwvkh, FW vKH

FW vKH , hJ , a seal, Od., Hdt.


fwlav" , avdo", hJ , = fwleuvousa , lurking in a hole, Anth.; of the bear, lying torpid in its cave, Theocr.

II. full of lurking places, Babr.

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