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ἀληθ-ής [α^], Dor. ἀλα_θής , ές, (λήθω,
A.= λανθάνω: “ἀληθὲς τὸ μὴ λήθῃ ὑποπῖπτονEM62.51):—unconcealed, so true, real, opp. false, apparent:
2. of persons, etc., truthful, honest (not in Hom., v. infr.), “. νόοςPi.O.2.92; “κατήγοροςA.Th.439; “κριτήςTh.3.56; οἶνος . `in vino veritas', Pl.Smp.217e; “ μέσος . τιςArist.EN 1108a20.
3. of oracles, true, unerring, “ἀλαθέα μαντίων θῶκονPi. P.11.6, cf. S.Ph.993, E.Ion1537; of dreams, A.Th.710.
II. of qualities or events, true, real, “φίλοςE.Or.424; “. τὸ πραχθένAntipho 1.6; genuine, “. εἶναι δεῖ τὸ σεμνόν, οὐ κενόνMen.596.
2. realizing itself, coming to fulfilment, “ἀράA.Th.944.
III. Adv. ἀληθῶς, Ion. -θέως, truly, Simon.5.1, Hdt.1.11, al., A.Supp.315, etc.
2. neut. as Adv., proparox. ἄληθες; indeed? really? ironically, S.OT 350, Ant.758, E.Cyc.241, Ar.Ra.840, Av.174.
3. τὸ ἀληθές truly, Ion. “τὠληθέςHerod.7.70.
B. not forgetting, careful, “γυνὴ χερνῆτις .Il.12.433, cf. Nonn.D.24.233:—the sense honest is post- Hom. ἀληθ-ίζω , dye with genuine purple, PHolm.18.6.
II. Med. -ίζομαι, = ἀληθεύω, Hdt.1.136, 3.72, Plu.2.230b, Alciphr.3.39, 59.
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