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ἥμισυς ἡμι-

half, Lat. semis, used both as adj. and Subst.: adj., ἡμίσεες λαοί half the people, Hom.; ἥμισυς λόγος half the tale, Aesch., etc.;—c. gen., like a comp., ἥμισυ οὗ διενοεῖτο half of what he intended, Thuc.:— also with its Subst. in gen., τῶν νήσων τὰς ἡμίσεας half of the islands, Hdt.; αἱ ἡμίσειαι τῶν νεῶν Thuc.; ἥμισυς τοῦ ἀριθμοῦ Plat. Subst.,
2.fem., ἡμ. τοῦ τιμήματος Plat.; ἐφ᾽ ἡμισείᾳ up to one half, Dem.

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