Perseus.around, round about with gen., dat., and acc.
prep. with gen., dat., and acc.: Radical sense, round about, all round
, whereas ἀμφί
properly means on both sides.
of Place, round about, around
, Lat. circum
II.Causal, to denote the object about or for which one does something:
E.absol., as ADV., around, about, also near, by, Hom.
strengthd. περὶ πρό
, where also περί
recovers its accent, id=Il.
F.IN COMPOS. all its chief senses recur:
is short, περί
does not suffer elision. The exceptions to this rule are few.