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ἁμαρτάνω Root ΑΜΑΡΤ miss, miss the mark, c. gen., ἑκὼν ἡμάρτανε φωτός he missed the man on purpose, Il.; ἁμ. τῆς ὁδοῦ to miss the road, Ar.; τοῦ σκοποῦ Antipho.
2.generally, to fail of doing, fail of one's purpose, to miss one's point, fail, go wrong, Od., etc.; c. gen., νοήματος ἤμβροτεν failed in hitting upon the thought, id=Od., etc.; ἁμ. τοῦ χρησμοῦ to mistake it, Hdt. fail of having, i. e. to be deprived of, lose, c. gen., ἁμαρτήσεσθαι ὀπωπῆς that I should lose my sight, Od.; ἁμ. πιστῆς ἀλόχου Eur. fail, do wrong, err, sin, Hom., etc.; c. dat. modi, γνώμῃ ἁμ. to err in judgment, Hdt.; or ἐν λόγοις id=Hdt., Plat.; with a neut. adj., τόδε γ᾽ ἤμβροτον I erred in this, Od.; in Prose, ἁμ. περί τι ἁμ. περί τι to do wrong in a matter, Plat., etc.
2.Pass., ἁμαρτάνεταί τι a sin is committed, Thuc.:—impers., ἁμαρτάνεται περί τι Plat.

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