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σκιά 1

I.a shadow, Od.; σκιὰ ἀντίστοιχος ὥς like the shadow that is one's double, Eur.
2.the shade of one who is dead, a phantom, Od., Trag.; so of one worn to a shadow, Aesch.:—in proverbs of man's mortal estate, σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος Pind.; εἴδωλον σκιᾶς Aesch., etc.
II.the shade of trees, etc., πετραίη σκιή the shade of a rock, Hes.; ἐν σκιῇ id=Hes.; ὑπὸ σκιῇ Hdt.; ὑπὸ σκιᾶς Eur.; σκιὰν Σειρίου κυνός shade from it's heat, Aesch.

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