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I.relat. adv. of Time, formed from the relat. stem and τε ( v. τε B), answering to demonstr. τότε, and interrog. πότε: — when, Lat. quum, quando, foll. by Ind., Hom., etc.;—by Opt.:—of future events represented as uncertain, Il.:—in Hom. sometimes for ὅταν, with Subj.
2.elliptical in phrase ἔστιν ὅτε or ἔσθ᾽ ὅτε, like Lat. est ubi, there are times when, sometimes, now and then, Hdt., attic Causal sense, like Lat. quum, whereas, Il., attic
III.ὁτέ absol. adv., like ἔσθ᾽ ὅτε, sometimes, ὁτὲ μὲν. . , ἄλλοτε . . , ὁτὲ μὲν . . , ἄλλοτε δ᾽ αὖ . . , Il.; ὅτε μὲν . . , ὅτε δὲ . . , Arist.

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