Perseus.in, among. c. dat.
PREP. WITH DAT.:
3.in the number of, amongst
, ἐν Δαναοῖς
, etc., Hom.
; and with Verbs of ruling, ἄρχειν, ἀνάσσειν ἐν πολλοῖς
to be first or lord among
many, i. e. over
; cf. ὁ, τό
B. III. 3.
5.in respect of
, ἐν γήρᾳ in point of
is used with Verbs of motion, where we use the prep. into
, the construction is called pregnant
, πίπτειν ἐν κονίῃσι to fall [to
the dust and lie] in
it; οἶνον ἔχευεν ἐν δέπαϊ Od.
II.OF THE STATE, CONDITION, POSITION, in which one is:
WITHOUT CASE, AS ADVERB, in the phrase ἐν δέ . .
1.and therein, Hom.
2.and among them, Il.
3.and besides, moreover, Hom., Soph.
with Verbs, the prep. retains its sense of being in
a place, etc., c. dat., or foll. by εἰς
with Adjs., it qualifies, as in ἔμπικρος
better; or expresses the possession of a quality, as in ἔναιμος
blood in it
, ἔμφωνος with
before the labials β μ π φ ψ; ἐγ-
before the gutturals γ κ ξ χ; ἐλ-
; and in a few words ἐρ-