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ὄντως , Adv. part. of εἰμί
A.(sum), really, actually, verily, with Verbs, E.HF610, Ion223 (lyr.), IA[1622], Ar.Nu.86, Pl.286,289, Herod. 4.65, etc.; ὄντως τε καὶ ἀληθῶς really and truly, Pl.Sph.263d ; “. φιλοσοφεῖνEpicur.Fr.220 ; opp. to ὡς ἔπος εἰπεῖν, Pl.Lg.656e ; to εἰκότως, Antipho 2.2.10 and 4.10 : in Pl. with the part. ὤν, οὖσα, ὄν, to imply real existence, Phdr.247c, 247e, R.597d : also with Nouns, “τὰ ὄντως ἀγαθάId.Phdr.260a; “ γε ὄντως φιλομαθήςId.R.490a ; “ὄντως ἑταίραςAntiph.212.6, cf. Men.367, etc.: not used by Th. or Arist., nor in Ion. (ἐόντως is not found) ; more freq in the later dialogues of Pl. than in the earlier.
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