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ἐρεείνω , (ἐρέω A)
A.ask, inquire : c. acc. pers., ask of one, question him, Od.7.31,5.85, h.Merc.487, etc. : c. acc. rei, ask about a thing, Il.6.145, etc. : c. dupl.acc., “. τινά τιOd.1.220, 4.137 ; . ἀμφὶ ξείνῳ ask about one, 24.262:—Med., “ἐρεείνετο μύθῳ17.305 ; search after,ἐρεείνειν τινάBatr.52.
2. visit a place, D.P.713.
3. ask for, τι h.Merc. 533.
II. say, speak, ib.313. —Ep. word, used in hex. by Theopomp. Com.30 ; ἐὰν μὴ μεῖζον ἅτερος θατέρου ἐρεείνῃ, Spartan saying in Plu. 2.228e codd. (“ἐρατέημενId.Lyc.19 codd. : leg. μέσδων..ἐρᾶτε ἦμεν.
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