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ἔρχομαι come or go, Hom., etc. come or go back, return, Od.; in full, αὖτις, ἄψ, πάλιν ἐλθεῖν id=Od.
3.c. acc. cogn., ὁδόν or κέλευθον ἐλθεῖν to go a journey, Hom., Aesch.; ἀγγελίην ἐλθεῖν to go a message, Il.
4.c. gen. loci, πεδίοιο ἐλθεῖν over or across the plain, id=Il.
5.c. part. fut., to denote the object, ἔρχομαι οἰσόμενος I go to fetch, id=Il.; μαρτυρήσων ἦλθον Aesch., etc.:—like an auxiliary Verb, ἔρχομαι λέξων I am going to tell, I intend to say (as in French je vais dire), Hdt.
6.the aor. part. ἐλθών is often added to another Verb, κάθηρον ἐλθών come and cleanse, Il., etc.
II.Post-Homeric phrases:
1.εἰς λόγους ἔρχεσθαί τινι to come to speech with, Hdt., Soph.
2.εἰς χεῖρας, so, ἐς μάχην ἐλθεῖν τινι to come to blows with one, Aesch., Hdt.
3.ἐπὶ μεῖζον ἔρχ. to increase, Soph.; εἰς πᾶν ἐλθεῖν to try everything, Xen.
4.ἐς τὸ δεινόν, ἐς τὰ ἀλγεινὰ ἐλθεῖν to come into danger, etc., Thuc., etc.
5.παρὰ μικρὸν ἐλθεῖν, c. inf. to come within a little of, be near a thing, Eur.; παρὰ τοσοῦτον ἦλθε κινδύνου so narrow was her escape, Thuc.
6.with διά and gen., periphr. for a Verb, διὰ μάχης τινὶ ἔρχεσθαι, for μάχεσθαί τινι, Eur., etc.

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