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χα^ρά , : (χαίρω):—, delight, first in Sapph.Supp.1.6, then in Trag. and (less freq.) in Com. and Prose: c. gen., στόματος ἐν πρώτῃ χ., of a hungry man, A.Fr.258; c. gen. objecti, joy in or at a thing, “μελέωνE.Alc.579 (lyr.); πρὸς χαρὰν λόγων in accordance with joyous tidings, S.Tr.179 (v.l. χάριν; κέρτομος θεοῦ χ. a joy sent by some mocking god, E.Alc.1125; “ἅμα χαρᾷ δακρυούσαςX. HG7.2.9; “χ. ἐπί τινιPl.Def.413e; “ἔδωκας ἡμῖν χ.S.Tr.201; “ἐλάβομεν χ.E.Ion1449 (lyr.); “ἐμπλῆσαί τινα χαρᾶςId.Ph.170; “χαρά μ᾽ ὑφέρπειA.Ag.270; λέγεις μοι χαράν wishest me joy, Ar.Pl.637 (lyr.); “χ. ἐνεργάσασθαιGorg.Hel.8; “χαίρειν ἀνδραπόδων τινὰ χαράνPlu.2.1091e, cf. Ev.Matt.2.10; “ἡδονὴ καὶ τέρψις καὶ χ.Pl.Phlb.19; “ἀπορέουσι . . χαρᾶςDemocr.293, cf. Epicur.Fr.2; “ζήλου καὶ χαρᾶς καὶ ἐπαίνων πόλις ἦν μεστήD.18.217; “εἴσελθε εἰς τήν χ. τοῦ Κυρίου σουEv.Matt.25.21: “χαρᾷwith joy, A.Ag.1630, Ch.233, etc.; “μετὰ χαρᾶςCom.Adesp.771, X.Hier.1.25, LXX 1 Ch.29.22, al.; “μετὰ μεγάλης χ.Plb.21.34.12 (s.v.l.); “μετὰ πολλῆς χ.BGU1141.3 (i B. C.), cf. 1768.7 (i B. C.); “χαρᾶς ὕποA.Ag.541; “ὑπὸ χ.X.Cyn.6.15; “σὺν χαρᾷS.El.934, etc.; opp. λύπη, Sor.1.46, al.
II. in concrete sense, a joy, of persons, “χ. μουEp.Phil.4.1, cf. 1 Ep.Thess.2.20.
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