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ἀνώμα^λ-ος , ον, (ἀ- priv., ὁμαλός)
A.uneven, irregular,χώραPl.Lg.625d; “φύσιςId.Ti.58a; “τὸ . τῆς ναυμαχίαςTh.7.71 (cj.), cf. Arist.Pr.885a15: and in Sup., Hp.Aër.13; of movements, Arist.Ph.228b16, al.; of periods of time, Id.GA772b7; of the voice, ib.788a1. Adv. “-λως, κινεῖσθαιId.Ph.238a22, cf. Pl.Ti.52e.
II. of conditions, fortune, and the like , “φεῦ τῶν βροτείων ὡς . τύχαιE.Fr.684; πόλις, πολιτεία, Pl.Lg.773b, Mx.238e; “θέαPlot.6.7.34. Adv. “-λωςHp.Prog.3, Isoc.7.29; . διατεθῆναι τὸ σῶμα fall into precarious health, Prisc.p.333 D.
III. of persons, inconsistent, capricious,ὁμαλῶς .Arist.Po.1454a26; ὄχλος, δαιμόνιον, App.BC3.42, Pun.59; “πίθηκοςPhryn. Com.20; “τύχηAP10.96. Adv. “-λωςIsoc. 9.44.
IV. Gramm., of words which deviate from a general rule, anomalous, Diom.1.327 K.; but τὸ . τῆς συντάξεως diversity of construction, A.D.Synt.291.17. Adv.-λως Sch.Th.Oxy.853v18.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1454a.26
    • Isocrates, Areopagiticus, 29
    • Isocrates, Evagoras, 44
    • Plato, Laws, 625d
    • Plato, Laws, 773b
    • Plato, Menexenus, 238e
    • Plato, Timaeus, 52e
    • Plato, Timaeus, 58a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.71
    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 3
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