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σφεῖς cf. σφε the use of σφι, σφιν as dat. sg. for οἱ is rare, Hhymn., Aesch., Soph. Acc. σφέα^ς, mostly enclit. pronounced as a long syllable, Hom., Hdt.

I.masc. and fem. pl. of the Pron. of 3rd person, they, = αὐτοί, Hdt., attic Hom. this Pron. is always personal, and therefore he uses no neut.; but Hdt. has neut. pl. σφέα.
2.this Pron. is used both for the demonstr. αὐτοί, they, and for the reflex. αὑτῶν, etc., themselves;— in the latter case often strengthd. σφῶν αὐτῶν, σφέας αὐτούς, σφᾶς αὐτούς, Hes.; sometimes for ἀλλήλους, id=Hes.
III.rarely for 2nd pers. pl., μετὰ σφίσιν for μεθ᾽ ὑμῖν, Il.; σφέας for ὑμᾶς, Hdt.

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