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εἶδον Root ϜΙΔ, Lat. video to see: not used in act. pres., ὁράω being used instead; but pres. is used in Mid., v. εἴδομαι; aor2 εἶδον retains the proper sense of to see: but perf. οἶδα, (I have seen) means I know, and is used as a pres. The form ὄψομαι is used as fut., ἑόρα_κα or ἑώρα_κα as perf. see, perceive, behold, Hom., etc.; after a Noun, θαῦμα ἰδέσθαι a marvel to behold, Il.; οἰκτρὸς ἰδεῖν Aesch. look at, εἰς ὦπα ἰδέσθαι to look him in the face, Il., etc. look so and so, ἀχρεῖον ἰδών looking helpless, id=Il. see mentally, ἰδέσθαι ἐν φρεσίν "to see in his mind's eye, " Hom.

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