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ἡδύς ἁνδάνω

I.sweet to the taste or smell, Hom.; to the hearing, id=Hom.; then of any pleasant feeling or state, as sleep, id=Hom.:—c. inf., ἡδὺς δρακεῖν Aesch.; ἡδὺς ἀκοῦσαι λόγος Plat.:— ἡδύ ἐστι or γίγνεται it is pleasant, Hom., etc.:—so, οὔ μοι ἥδιόν ἐστι λέγειν I had rather not say, Hdt.:—neut. as Subst., τὰ ἡδέα pleasures, Thuc.:—neut. as adv., sweetly, Il., etc.
II.after Hom., of persons, pleasant, welcome, Soph.
2.well-pleased, glad, id=Soph., Dem.; in addressing a person, ἥδιστε, Horace's dulcissime rerum, Plat. εὐήθης, innocent, simple, ὡς ἡδὺς εἶ id=Plat.
III.adv. ἡδέως, sweetly, pleasantly, with pleasure, Soph., Eur., etc.; ἡδέως ἂν ἐροίμην I would gladly ask, should like to ask, Dem.;— ἡδ. ἔχειν τι to be pleased or content with, Eur.; ἡδ. ἔχειν πρός τινα or τινί to be kind, well-disposed to one, Dem.:— comp. ἥδιον Plat., etc.:—Sup., ἥδιστα id=Plat.

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