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ἀφανής φαίνομαι

1.unseen, invisible, viewless, of the nether world, Aesch.: χάσμα ἀφ. a blind pit, Hdt.; ἀφ. θεός, of Proserpine, Soph.
2.ἀφ. γίγνεσθαι ἀφανίζεσθαι, to disappear, be missing, Hdt., Eur.:— of soldiers missing after a battle, Thuc.: cf. ἀφανίζω.
3.unseen, unnoticed, secret, Solon, Thuc.: —c. part., ἀφ. εἰμι ποιῶν τι I do it without being noticed, Xen.
4.unknown, uncertain, obscure, Hdt., attic: of future events, τὸ ἀφανές uncertainty, Hdt.:—adv. ἀφανῶς, Thuc.; so ἐκ τοῦ ἀφανοῦς as adv., id=Thuc.; and neut. pl. ἀφανῆ, Eur.
5.of persons, unnoticed, obscure, id=Eur., Thuc.
6.ἀφανὴς οὐσία personal property, as money, which can be made away with, opp. to φανερά (real), as land, Oratt.

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