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γον-εύς , έως, ,
A.begetter, father, mostly in pl., parents, h.Cer.240, Hes.Op.235, Pi.P.6.27, Pl.Smp.178b, etc.: in sg., of a serpent, Hdt.3.109; of a man, Pl.R.457d; “φράζε τίνος γονέωςIG12 (5).310: generally, progenitor, ancestor, πέμπτος γ. ancestor in the fifth generation, Hdt.1.91, cf. Is.8.32; “οἱ ἄνωθεν γ.Arist.GA722a8. (Nom. pl. “γονεῖεςHistria7.27: acc. pl. “γονέα^ςAntiph.261: dat. pl. “γονεῖσιSIG1267.24 (Ios, iii A. D.).)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.91
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.109
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 235
    • Isaeus, Ciron, 32
    • Plato, Republic, 457d
    • Plato, Symposium, 178b
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