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ὅμως Conj. from ὁμός but with changed accent

I.all the same, nevertheless, notwithstanding, still, Lat. tamen, Il., Soph., etc.:—often strengthened by other words, ἀλλ᾽ ὅμως, Lat. attamen, but still, but for all that, Ar., etc.; ὅμως μήν, ὅμως μέντοι Plat.; ὅμως γε μήν, ὅμως γε μέντοι Ar.:—used elliptically, οἴσεις οὐδὲν ὑγιές, ἀλλ᾽ ὅμως (sc. οἰστέον) id=Ar. apodosis after καί εἰ or καὶ ἐάν, as tamen after etsi or quamquam, κεἰ τὸ μηδὲν ἐξερῶ, φράσω δ᾽ ὅμως even if I shall say nothing plainly, yet I will speak, Soph.;—so, κλῦθί μου νοσῶν ὅμως (i. e. εἰ νοσεῖς, ὅμως κλῦθι), id=Soph. limit single words, Lat. quamvis, ἀπάλαμόν περ ὅμως helpless though he be, Hes., etc.

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