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ἀληθι^νός , ή, όν,
A.agreeable to truth:
1. of persons, truthful, trusty, στράτευμα, φίλοι, X.An.1.9.17, D.9.12, cf. Posidipp.26. Adv. “-νῶς, φιλεῖνX.Smp.9.5: Sup. “-ώταταPlb.39.37.
2. of things, true, genuine, Pl.R.499c, Arist.EN1107a31 (Comp.); esp. of purple, “πορφυρίςX.Oec.10.3, cf. Edict.Diocl.24.6; ἰχθύς Amph.26; “πέλαγοςMen.65; “λόγοςId.Sam.114; τὰ . real objects, opp. τὰ γεγραμμένα, Arist.Pol.1281b12; of persons, ἐς . ἄνδρ᾽ ἀποβῆναι to turn out a genuine man, Theoc.13.15: Astron., true (opp. φαινόμενος apparent), of risings and settings, Autol.1 Def.1, al.
II. Adv. -νῶς truly, really, opp. γλίσχρως, Isoc.5.142; ζῶντα . really alive, Pl.Ti.19b; “. γεγάμηκεν; Antiph.221.
2. honestly, straightforwardly, OGI 223.17 (Erythrae).
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