A.clearly, plainly, assuredly, in Hom. esp. with Verbs of knowing, most freq. σάφα οἶδα, σάφα εἰδώς, etc., like εὖ οἶδα, εὖ εἰδώς, etc., to know assuredly, of a surety, followed by interrog., Il.2.192, 252, al.; by εἰ, 5.183; c. acc. and interrog. clause, Od.17.373; abs., 2.108; c. gen., “ὃς σάφα θυμῷ εἰδείη τεράων” Il.12.228, cf. Od.1.202; c. inf., Il.15.632; freq. in Trag., σάφ᾽ οἶδα, σάφ᾽ ἴσθι, etc., A.Supp.740, Pers.337, etc.; Com., “σάφ᾽ ἴσθι ὅτι” Ar. Pl.889; less freq. in Prose, Antipho 6.18, X.Cyr.4.5.21; also “ἐπιστάμεναι ς. θυμῷ” Od.4.730; “ς. ἐπίστασθαι” Hp.Art.64; “ς. δαείς” Pi.O. 7.91: also with Verbs of speaking, clearly or with certainty, “ς. εἰπεῖν” Od.2.31, Pi.O.8.46; “ς. φράζειν” Hp.Acut.3; “μυθήσασθαι” Theoc.25.198; ς. εἰπεῖν speak truly, opp. ψεύδεσθαι, Il.4.404.
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σάφα^ - Σεβαστ-ικός
σάφα^ [σα^], poet. Adv. of σαφής,