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ἔα_ , exclam. of surprise or displeasure,
A.ha! oho! esp. before a question, ἔα, τί χρῆμα; A.Pr.300, E.Or.1573; ἔα, τίς οὗτος . . ; Id.Hec.501, cf. 733, al.; ἔα, τίς ἔσθ᾽; Ar.Pl.824; sts. extra versum, E. Hec.1116, Med.1005, al.; sts. doubled, “. ἔα, ἄπεχεA.Pr.688 (lyr.); “ἔα [ἔα], ἰδούS.OC1477 (lyr.).—Rare in Prose, “ἔα, ἔφη, σοφισταί τινεςPl.Prt.314d; ἔα, τί ἡμῖν καὶ σοί; Ev.Luc.4.34.
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    • New Testament, Luke, 4.34
    • Plato, Protagoras, 314d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1477
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