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ἀσαφ-ής , ές,
A.indistinct (to the senses), dim, faint,σημεῖαTh.3.22; “σκιαγραφίαPl.Criti.107d; indistinct (to the mind), uncertain, obscure,πάντ᾽ . . αἰνικτὰ κἀσαφῆ λέγειςS.OT439; νὺξ διὰ τὸ σκοτεινὴ εἶναι ἀσαφεστέρα ἐστίν by night one sees less distinctly, X.Mem.4.3.4; “. πέλαγοςAP 12.156; inarticulate,γλῶσσαHp.Epid.1.26.ιγ́; of sounds, Arist. Aud.801b21; “φθέγματαEpigr.Gr.1003.6.
2. of persons, obscure,διδάσκαλοςPl.R.392d.
II. Adv. “-φῶςobscurely, Id.Cra.427d; πολεμοῦνται ἀσαφῶς ποτέρων ἀρξάντων without knowing which began, Th.4.20.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Plato, Republic, 392d
    • Plato, Cratylus, 427d
    • Plato, Critias, 107d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 439
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.22
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.20
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.3.4
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