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ὄμνυμι swear, Hom.; c. acc. cogn., ὀμνυέτω δέ τοι ὅρκον Il.; τις κ᾽ ἐπίορκον ὀμόσσηι whosoever swears a false oath, id=Il. swear to a thing, affirm or confirm by oath, ταῦτα δ᾽ ἐγὼν ἐθέλω ὀμόσαι id=Il.; ὄμν. τὴν εἰρήνην Dem.
2.foll. by inf. fut. to swear that one will . . , Il., Soph.;—often with μέν or (in attic) μήν preceding the inf., καί μοι ὄμοσσον μέν μοι ἀρήξειν Il.; so by inf. aor. and ἄν, Xen.:—foll. by inf. pres. to swear that one is doing a thing, Soph.; by inf. perf. to swear that one has done, Dem.
3.absol. εἰπεῖν ὀμόσας to say with an oath, Plat.
III.with acc. of the person or thing sworn by, to swear by, ὀμόσαι Στυγὸς ὕδωρ Il.; ὀμωμοκὼς τοὺς θεούς Dem.;—rarely c. dat., τῶι δ᾽ ἄρ᾽ ὄμνυτ᾽; Ar.:—Pass., ὀμώμοσται Ζεύς Zeus has been sworn by, adjured, Eur.

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