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ὕω [ῡ in pres. exc. in Herod.7.46]: fut. ὕσω [ῡ] Cratin.121, Ar.Nu. 1118, 1129 (both troch.): aor. ὗσα Pi.O.7.50, Hdt.2.22, Thphr.CP4.14.3, etc. (v. infr.):—
Med., fut. (as Pass.) ὕσομαι Hdt.2.14:—
Pass., aor. ὕσθην Id.3.10: pf. part. ἐφ-υσμένος X.Cyn.9.5:—
rain, ὗε Ζεύς Il. 12.25, Od.14.457, cf. Hes.Op.488, Thgn.26; κἢν ὕῃ [ῠ] *zeu/s Herod.7.46; ὗσον, ὗσον, ὦ φίλε Ζεῦ, κατὰ τῆς ἀρούρας Votum ap.M.Ant.5.7; [ὕει] ὁ θεὸς Hdt.2.13; τίς ὕει; Ar.Nu.368 (anap.), cf. 370 sq.; ἵσομεν πρώτοισιν ὑμῖν, of the clouds, ib.1118 (troch.):—
but,

2. after Hom. ὕει was used impers. (cf. νείφω, etc.), it rains, Hes.Op.552, Hdt.2.22, 4.28; ὗσαι ὕδατι λαβροτάτῳ Id.1.87; εἰ ὗε if it rained, Id.4.185; ὕοντος when it is raining, Ar.V.774; ὕοντος πολλῷ as it was raining heavily, X.HG1.1.16 (where Eust. read πολλοῦ, 1769.39); πολὺ ὕσαντος after it had rained heavily, Thphr.CP4.14.3; ὕε, κύε, prayer addressed by hierophants to sky and earth, BCH20.79 (Athens, i A. D.), Procl. in Ti.3.176 D.

3. sts. c. acc. loci, ἑπτὰ ἐτέων οὐκ ὗε τὴν Θήρην it did not rain on Thera, Hdt.4.151; τὴν χώραν ὗεν ὁ θεός Paus.2.29.7; ὄμβρος ὗε πόντον καὶ νῆσον A.R.2.1115 (hence the pass. usage, v. infr. 11.1.).

4. freq. c. acc. cogn., ὗσε χρυσόν it rained gold, Pi.O.7.50; καινὸν ἀεὶ τὸν Δία ὕειν ὕδωρ Ar.Nu.1280; ὗσεν ὁ θεὸς ἰχθύας, βατράχους, Phan. Hist. 1, Heraclid. Lemb.3; ὕεις εὐσεβέσιν χύδην χρυσεόρρυτον ὄλβον Supp.Epigr.7.14.23 (Susa, Hymn to Apollo, i A. D.); νεφέλαι ὕουσι [μύρον] Luc.VH2.14: also c. dat. modi, ψακαζέτω δ' ἄρτοισιν, ὑέτω δ' ἔτνει Nicopho 13; ὕσαντα τὸν θεὸν ἰχθύσι Ath.8.333a.

II. Pass., with fut. Med., to be drenched with rain, λέων ὑόμενος Od.6.131; ὕσθησαν αἱ Θῆβαι Thebes was rained upon, i.e. it rained there, Hdt.3.10; ὕεται ἡ χώρη Id.2.13, cf. 14,22,25; ἡ γῆ ὕεται ὀλίγῳ it rains little or seldom there, Id.1.193; σῖτος ὑσθείς Thphr.HP8.11.4; ὑόμενος μύρῳ Alex.62.8; ὄνος ὕεται he is like an ass in rain, prov. of an obstinate person, Cratin.52 (troch.); ἐγὼ δὲ τοῖς λόγοις ὄνος ὕομαι Cephisod.1.

2. sts., fall down in rain, in a shower, ὑσθῆναί φασιν χρυσόν Str.14.2.10; ὕδωρ ὑόμενον Plu.2.912a. (Cf. Skt. sunóti 'press out juice'.)