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καλέω καλέσω is aor1 subj. call, summon, Hom., etc.: Mid. to call to oneself, id=Hom. call to a repast, to invite, Od.; κ. ἐπὶ δεῖπνον Hdt., Xen.; κληθέντες πρός τινα invited to his house, Dem. call on, invoke, τοὺς θεούς Hdt., attic; so in Mid., Aesch., etc.:—but ἀράς, ἅς σοι καλοῦμαι curses, which I call down on thee, Soph.:—in Pass., of the god, to be invoked, Aesch. law-term, of the judge, to cite or summon before the court, Ar., Dem.; πρὶν τὴν ἐμὴν [δίκην] καλεῖσθαι before it is called on, Ar.
b.of the plaintiff, in Mid., καλεῖσθαί τινα to sue at law, Lat. vocare in jus, id=Ar., etc. call by name, to call, name, Il., Trag.:— ὄνομα καλεῖν τινά to call him a name (i. e. by name), Od.; so, without ὄνομα, τί νιν καλοῦσα τύχοιμ᾽ ἄν; Aesch.:—Pass., τύμβωι δ᾽ ὄνομα σῶι κεκλήσεται a name shall be given to thy tomb, Eur. perf. pass. κέκλημαι, to have received a name, to bear it, often = εἰμί, to be, οὕνεκα σὴ παράκοιτις κέκλημαι because I am thy wife, Il.; πόσις κεκλημένος εἴη were to be my spouse, Od.;—rarely in pres., ἐμὸς γαμβρὸς καλέεσθαι id=Il.
3.poet. Ἀλεισίου ἔνθα κολώνη κέκληται where is the hill called the hill of Aleisios, Il.
b.foll. by a dependent clause, καλεῖ με, πλαστὸς ὡς εἴην πατρί, i. e. καλεῖ με πλαστόν, calls me a supposititious son, Soph.

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