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ἐράω (A), used in Act. only in pres. and impf. (which in Poetry are ἔραμαι, ἠράμην), Ion. ἐρέω Archil.25.3 : impf.
A.ἤρωνHdt.9.108, E.Fr. 161, Ar.Ach.146:—Pass., “ἀντ-ερᾶταιX.Smp.8.3 ; opt. “ἐρῷοId.Hier.11.11 ; inf. “ἐρᾶσθαιPlu.Brut.29, etc.; part. ἐρώμενος (v. infr.):— also ἐράομαι , 3sg.“ἐρᾶταιPlu.2.753b, Philostr.Gym.48 (ἐράασθε v. sub ἔραμαι): all other tenses will be found under ἔραμαι:—love, c. gen. pers., prop. of the sexual passion, to be in love with (“οὐκ ἐρᾷ ἀδελφὸς ἀδελφῆς..οὐδὲ πατὴρ θυγατρόςX.Cyr.5.1.10), “ἤρα τῆς..γυναικόςHdt. 9.108, etc.: c. acc. cogn., “ἐρᾶν ἔρωταE.Hipp.32, Pl.Smp.181b : abs., ἐρῶν a lover, v.l. in Pi.O.1.80 (pl.), S.Fr.149.8 (pl.); opp. “ ἐρωμένηthe beloved one, Hdt.3.31, S.E.P.3.196 ; “[ὁ] ἐρώμενοςX.Smp.8.36, Pl.Phdr.239a, cf. Ar.Eq.737 (pl.); τὸν ἐρώμενον αὐτοῦ, Lat. delicias ejus, Arist.Pol.1303b23.
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