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Final and Temporal Conj. in ionic and doric Poets:
I.Final Conj., like ἵνα, ὡς, that, in order that, to the end that, Hom., Pind.
II.Temporal Conj., like ἕως, Lat. donec, so long as, while, mostly with imperf., ὄφρα μὲν ἠὼς ἦν Od.
2.with subj., it commonly has ἄν (κε or κεν) with it, Hom.
3.until, ὄφρα καὶ αὐτὼ κατέκταθεν till they too were slain, Il.; with subj., of future time, ἔχει κότον, ὄφρα τελέσσηι he bears malice till he have satisfied it, id=Il.; —but in this case, ἄν (κε or κεν) is commonly added.

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