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χρῆ , χρῆς , 3 and 2 pers. sg. pres. indic. of a defect. verb, expld. by Hsch. and Sch.S.Ant.887 by θέλει χρῄζει, θέλεις χρῄζεις and found in the following passages: εἴτε χρῇ θανεῖν whether she
A.desires to die, S.Ant.887 (χρή codd., cf. loc.); “σοὶ δὲ δρᾶν ἔξεσθ᾽ χρῇςId.Aj.1373 (χρή codd.); εἴτε χρῇς (sc. κηρύσσειν με) Id.El.606 (χρή codd.); “πρὸς ταῦθ᾽ τι χρῇ καὶ παλαμάσθωνE.Fr.918 (anap., χρή codd.); “πάρα δ᾽ ἄλλ᾽ τι χρῇςCratin.127, cf. Eup.4 (prob. l.); οὐ χρῆσθα (sc. φωνεῖν); Ar.Ach.778 (Megarian). (Cogn. with χρή, κέχρημαι 'I yearn after', χρῄζω.
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