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κλύω hear, Hom., etc.; κλύειν τί τινος to hear a thing from a person, Il., etc.; then, κλύειν τινος to hear him, id=Il.; κλ. τι to hear it, Od., etc.:—c. gen. objecti, to hear of a person or thing, Soph. perceive generally, know, Od., Hes. give ear to, attend to, τινός Hom., etc.; the imperat. is esp. used in prayers, give ear to me, hear me, κλῦθί μευ, Ἀργυρότοξε Il.; κέκλυτέ μευ, θεοί id=Il.:—also c. dat. to listen to, obey, Hes., etc. Trag. like ἀκούω V. to be called or spoken of so and so, with an adv., εὖ or κακῶς κλύειν.

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