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ἄφα^τος , ον,
A.not uttered or named, nameless,ἄνδρες ὁμῶς . τε φατοί τεHes.Op.3.
2. unutterable, ineffable,λόγοςE.Ion782 (lyr.); “. μέλεαmonstrous, Pi.N.1.47; “κεφαλαίAP6.112 (Pers.); . χρήματα untold sums, Hdt.7.190; . νέφος, κτύπος, S.OT1314 (lyr.), OC1464 (lyr.); ὀρνιθαρίων ἄφατον (Schw. for -των)“ πλῆθοςAnaxandr.41.63; “πώλων ἄφατον τάχοςIG14.2012.4 (Sulp. Max.); “ἡδονήPhld.D.3.14; “ὑπερβολὴ δυνάμεωςHermog.Inv.1.4; “δύναμιςPlot.4.8.6; ἄφατον ὡς . . there's no saying how . . , i.e. marvellously, immensely, Ar.Av.428, Lys.198. Adv. “-τωςDsc.1.13.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 428
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    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1464
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