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ἄποινα α copul. or α euphon. , ποινή

I.a ransom or price paid, whether to recover freedom or to save one's life or to redeem the corpse of a friend, Il.; c. gen., ἄποινα κούρης, υἷος ransom for them, id=Il.
II.generally, compensation, requital, recompense for a thing, c. gen., Aesch., Eur.

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