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ἀφικνέομαι come to one place from another, to arrive at, reach: c. acc. loci, Hom.; or ἀφ. ἐς . . , ἐπί . . , κατά . . , πρός . . , id=Hom., attic (in Prose the prep. is seldom omitted); absol. to arrive, Od.:—Hom. also puts the person reached in acc., μνηστῆρας ἀφ. came up to them, Od.; so, to come up to a throw (of the quoit), id=Od.:— ἀφ. ἐπὶ or εἰς πάντα to try every means, Soph., Eur. come into a certain condition, ἀπ. ἐς πᾶν κακόν or κακοῦ, ἐς ἀπορίην, etc., Hdt., attic
3.ἀπ. τινι ἐς λόγους to hold converse with one, Hdt.; so, ἐς ἔριν, ἐς ἔχθεα ἀφ. τινι id=Hdt.; διὰ μάχης, δι᾽ ἔχθρας ἀπ. τινί to come to battle, or into enmity with one, id=Hdt.; διὰ λόγων τινί Eur.
4.ἐς τόξευμα ἀφ. to come within shot, Xen.

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