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ἄφα^ρ [α^φ], poet. Adv.
A.straightway, forthwith, in Hom. mostly at the beginning of a clause, with δέ following, “. δ᾽ ἤμυσε καρήατιIl.19.405, cf. Od.2.95: without δέ, thereupon, after that, Il.11.418.
2. suddenly, quickly,. κεραοὶ τελέθουσιOd.4.85: strengthd., “. αὐτίκαIl. 23.593; “πέμπε δράκοντας .Pi.N.1.40, cf. 10.63, Pae.6.81, Emp.35.6, 110.8.—Rare in Trag., A.Pers.469; “. βέβακεS.Tr.133,529, cf. E. IT1274 (lyr. exc. in A. l. c.): also in later Ep. as A.R.2.539, etc.
3. intens., very, Il.17.417, Od.2.169.
II. in Thgn.716 as if Adj., swift, fleet (cf. ἀφάρτερος, παῖδες Βορέω τῶν ἄφαρ εἰσὶ πόδες.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 469
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1274
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.418
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.417
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.405
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.593
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.169
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.95
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.85
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 133
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 529
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.539
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