Liddel and Scott
Greek Lexicon


ἀάω, Ep. Verb (twice in Trag., v. infr.), used by Hom. in aor. Act. ἄᾰσα (ᾱᾱσαν Od. 10.68, later ᾰᾱσε prob. in Matro Conv. 29) contr. ἆσα, Med. ἀᾰσάμην (ἀᾱσατο, v.l. ἀάσσατο, Il. 9.537) contr. ἀσάμην, Pass. ἀάσθην: pres. only in 3sg. Med. ἀᾶται Il. 19.91:—hurt, damage, always in reference to the mind, mislead, infatuate, of the effects of wine, sleep, divine judgements, etc., ἄασάν μ' ἕταροί τε κακοὶ πρὸς τοῖσί τε ὕπνος Od. 10.68; ἆσέ με δαίμονος αἶσα κακὴ καὶ . . οἶνος 11.61; φρένας ἄασε οἴνῳ 21.297; of love, θαλερὴ δέ μιν ἄασε Κύπρις Epic. ap. Parth. 21.2; inf. ἆσαι A. Fr. 417; part. ἄσας S. Fr. 628:—Med., Ἄτη ἣ πάντας ἀᾶται Il. 19.91 :—Pass., Ἄτης, ᾗ πρῶτον ἀάσθην Il. 19.136, cf. Hes. Op. 283, h.Cer. 258.

II Intr. in aor. Med., to be infatuated, act foolishly, ἀασάμην Il. 9.116, etc.; ἀάσατο δὲ μέγα θυμῷ ib. 537, 11.340; καὶ γὰρ δή νύ ποτε Ζεὺς ἄσατο 19.95, Aristarch. , v.l. Ζῆν' ἄσατο (sc. Ἄτη), cf. Sch.Ven. ad loc.; εἴ τί περ ἀασάμην A.R. 1.1333; ἀασάμην . . ἄτην 2.623. (ἀfάω, cf. ἀτάω.)