A.their own, their, Il.17.287, Od.1.274, al., Hes. Th.155, Pi.P.10.38; strengthd., “αὐτῶν σφετέρῃσιν ἀτασθαλίῃσιν” Od.1.7; rare in Com., Ar.Ra.1464, Fr.350; in Prose the gen. ἑαυτῶν is commonly used, but σφέτερος also occurs, Th.3.95, 7.1, IG12.29.6, 57.46, Pl.Euthd.304c; τὰ ς. their own property, Th.2.20, X. HG5.3.12; “ὅσοι τὰ ς. φρονοῦντες . . περιῆσαν” Th.3.68, cf. X.HG7.5.5; τὸν ς. (sc. φόβον) their own (fear), Th.6.36; τὸ ς. αὐτῶν their own business, Pl.Sph.243b; τὸ ς. αὐτῶν συμφέρον their own interest, Arist.Pol. 1296a36; ἀπὸ τῆς ς. αὐτῶν (sc. χώρας) X.Ath.2.5, cf. IG12(1).977.16 (Carpathos, iv B.C.); νόμοις χρῆσθαι τοῖς ς. αὐτῶν ib.22.1.15; οἱ ς. their own people, Th.6.71, X.HG2.4.18.
2. also of the 3rd pers. sg., his or her own, his, her, for ἑός, ὅς, Hes.Sc.90, Pi.O.13.61, P.4.83, A.Ag.760 (lyr.), Pers.900 (lyr.), and in later Prose, Plb.7.14.3, etc.
II. sts. also used of other persons:
1. of 2nd pl., = ὑμέτερος, your own, your, Il.9.327 (sed leg. μαρναμένοις), Hes.Op.2, A.R.4.1327, AP9.134; cf. “σφεῖς” B. 111.
b. of 2nd dual, Alcm.3.