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καταβαίνω 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 epic 1st pl. subj. καταβείομεν for -βῶμεν 8 9 step down, go or come down, Lat. descendere, ἐξ ὄρεος from the mountain, Il.; κ. πόλιος to go down from the city, id=Il.; κ. δίφρου to dismount from the chariot, id=Il.; c. acc. loci, θάλαμον κατεβήσετο she came down to her chamber, Od.:—but also c. acc., κατέβαιν᾽ ὑπερώϊα she came down from the upper floor, id=Od.; κλίμακα κατεβήσετο came down the ladder, id=Od.; absol. to come down stairs, Ar.; hence in Pass., ἵππος καταβαίνεται the horse is dismounted from, Xen. go down from the inland parts to the sea, esp. from central Asia (cf. ἀναβαίνω II. 3), Hdt.; κ. ἐς Πειραιᾶ, Plat. come to land, get safe ashore, Pind. go down into the arena, κ. ἐπ᾽ ἄεθλα Hdt.; and absol., like Lat. in certamen descendere, Soph., Xen.
5.of an orator, to come down from the tribune, κατάβα: —answer, καταβήσομαι Ar.
6.πόσσω κατέβα τοι ἀφ᾽ ἵστω; at what price did [the robe] come down from the loom? Theocr.
II.metaph., καταβαίνειν εἴς τι to come to a thing in the course of speaking, κατέβαινε ἐς λιτάς he ended with prayer, Hdt.; c. part., κατέβαινεν παραιτεόμενος ended in begging, id=Hdt.; κ. ἐπὶ τελευτήν Plat.
B.trans. to bring down, Pind.

1 fut. -βήσομαι

2 perf. -βέβηκα

3 aor2 κατέβην

4 poet. 3rd pl. κατέβαν

5 imperat. κατάβηθι

6 or κατάβα

7 epic 1st pl. subj. καταβείομεν

8 Mid., epic 3rd sg. aor1 κατεβήσετο

9 imperat. καταβήσεο

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