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οἰκέω οἶκος

A.trans. to inhabit, occupy, Il., Hdt., attic:—Pass. to be inhabited, Il., Hdt., etc.; cf. οἰκουμένη.
2.Pass. to be settled, of those to whom new abodes are assigned, Il.; οἱ ἐν τῆι ἠπείρωι οἰκημένοι those who have been settled, i. e. those who dwell on the mainland, Hdt.; of cities, to be situate, to lie, id=Hdt. manage, direct, govern, like διοικέω, Soph., etc.
B.intr. to dwell, live, be settled, Hom., etc.; ἔξω τῶν κακῶν οἰκεῖν γλυκύ sweet is it to live free from cares, Soph.
II.of cities, in a pass. sense, to be settled, be situated, Hdt., Xen. conduct oneself or be conducted so and so, σωφρόνως γε οἰκοῦσα [πόλις] εὖ ἂν οἰκοῖτο a state with habits of self-control would be well governed, Plat.

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