previous next

ἔπειμι εἶμι ibo 1 serving in attic as fut. of ἐπέρχομαι 2 3 ἐπῇσαν 4 5 6 7 come upon:
1.come near, approach, Od.
b.mostly in hostile sense, to come or go against, attack, assault, c. acc., Il.; c. dat., id=Il., Hdt., attic; absol., Hom.; οἱ ἐπιόντες the invaders, assailants, Hdt.; but ἐπιών τυχών, the first comer, Soph. get on the βῆμα to speak, Thuc.: to come on the stage, Xen.
2.of events, etc., to come upon one, overtake, c. acc., Il., Aesch.: c. dat. to come near, threaten, Il., etc.
b.c. dat. pers. to come into one's head, occur to one, Plat., Xen.;—absol., τοὐπιόν what occurs to one, Plat.
II.of Time, to come on or after: mostly in part. ἐπιών, οῦσα, όν, following, succeeding, instant, ἐπιοῦσα ἡμέρα the coming day, Hdt.; ἐπιὼν βίοτος Eur.; τὰ ἐπιόντα the consequences, Dem.; ἐπιών the successor, Soph. go over a space, to traverse, visit, c. acc., Od., Hdt., etc. go over, i. e. count over, Od.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: