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θανὼν ἔτ᾽ οὖσαν: so Electra says of her brother Orestes, “ὥς μ᾽ ἀπώλεσας θανών”. Cp. on O. T. 1453.

κατήναρες. This act. aor. occurs in later poetry. The epic form of the compound is “κατεναίρομαι”, aor. “κατενηράμην”. Eur. uses the epic “ἐναίρω, ἤναρον”, but only in lyrics. Soph. has “κατηναρισμένας” (“κατεναρίζω”) in dial., Ai. 26.


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