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2.with Adjs. to describe a state or time of life, ἐπίπονος ἡμ. a life of misery, Soph.; λυπρὰν ἄγειν ἡμ. Eur.; αἱ μακραὶ ἡμέραι length of days, Soph.; νέα ἡμ. youth, Eur.
II.absol. usages, gen., τριῶν ἡμερέων within three days, Hdt.; ἡμερῶν ὀλίγων within a few days, Thuc.: —also, ἡμέρας by day, Plat.; δὶς τῆς ἡμέρης ἑκάστης twice every day, Hdt. dat., τῇδε τῇ ἡμέρᾳ on this day, Soph.; so, τῇδ᾽ ἐν ἡμέρᾳ id=Soph. acc., πᾶσαν ἡμ. all day, Hdt.; τρίτην ἡμ. ἥκων three days after one's arrival, Thuc.; τὰς ἡμέρας in daytime Xen.
III.with Preps., ἀνὰ πᾶσαν ἡμ. every day, Hdt.:— δι᾽ ἡμέρης, attic -ρας, the whole day long, id=Hdt.; διὰ τρίτης ἡμ. every third day, Lat. tertio quoque die, id=Hdt.; δι᾽ ἡμ. πολλῶν at a distance of many days, Thuc.: — ἐξ ἡμέρας by day, Soph.:— ἐφ᾽ ἡμέραν sufficient for the day, Hdt., etc.; but, τοὐφ᾽ ἡμέραν day by day, Eur.:— καθ᾽ ἡμέραν by day, Aesch.; but commonly day by day, daily, Soph., etc.; τὸ καθ᾽ ἡμ., absol., every day, Ar., etc.;— μεθ᾽ ἡμέραν at mid- day, Hdt., etc.

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