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σιγή 1

I.silence, σιγὴν ἔχειν to keep silence, Hdt.; σιγὴν ποιεῖσθαι to make silence, id=Hdt.; σιγὴν φυλάσσειν Eur.:—in pl., σιγαὶ ἀνέμων id=Eur.
II.σιγῇ, as adv. in silence, Hom.; also like σῖγα, as an exclam., σιγῇ νυν (sc. ἔστε) be silent now! Od.;also, in an under tone, in a whisper, Hdt.; σιγῇ βουλεύεσθαι Xen.
2.secretly, σιγῇ ἔχειν τι to keep it secret, like σιωπᾶν, Hdt.; σιγᾷ καλύψαι, στέγειν, κεύθειν Pind., Soph.
3.c. gen., σιγῇ τινος unknown to him, Hdt., Eur.

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