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ἀληθής α privat. , λήθω λανθάνω

unconcealed, true:
I.true, opp. to ψευδής, Hom.; τὸ ἀληθές, by crasis τἀληθές, ionic τὠληθές, and τὰ ἀληθῆ, by crasis τἀληθῆ the truth, Hdt., attic
2.of persons, truthful, Il., attic
3.of oracles and the like, true, coming true, Aesch., etc.
II.adv. ἀληθῶς, ionic -θέως, truly, Hdt., etc.
2.really, actually, in reality, Aesch., Thuc., etc.; so, ὡς ἀληθῶς Eur., Plat., etc.
III.neut. as adv., proparox. ἄληθες; itane? indeed? really? in sooth? ironically, Soph., Eur., etc.
2.τὸ ἀληθές really and truly, Lat. revera, Plat., etc.; so, τὸ ἀληθέστατον in very truth, Thuc.

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