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αἰών poet.: apocop. acc. αἰῶ properly αἰϝών, aevum, v. αἰεί

a period of existence:'s life-time, life, Hom. and attic Poets. age, generation, Aesch.; μέλλων αἰών posterity, Dem.
3.a long space of time, an age, ἀπ᾽ αἰῶνος of old, for ages, Hes., NTest.; τὸν δι᾽ αἰῶνος χρόνον for ever, Aesch.; ἅπαντα τὸν αἰ. Lycurg.
4.a definite space of time, an era, epoch, age, period, αἰὼν οὗτος this present world, opp. to μέλλων, NTest.:—hence its usage in pl., εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας for ever, id=NTest.

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