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αἴ or αἶ (authorities vary, cf. Hdn.Gr.1.496, Tz.adLyc.31), interj. of astonishment or grief:—
A.αἲ τάλανAr.Pl.706, cf. Min. Oxy.413.73: c. acc., “αἲ τὸν ἌδωνινBion 1.32; freq. doubled αἰαῖ (Hdn.Gr.2.933), Thgn.1341, B.5.153, A. Th.787, Alciphr.Fr.4: c.gen., “αἰαῖ τόλμαςE. Hipp.814 (lyr.), cf. A.Ch.1007, Alciphr.3.67, etc.: c. acc., “αἰαῖ ἌδωνινAr.Lys.393, cf. Bion 1.28; “αἰαῖ πέτρον ἐκεῖνονAP7.554 (Phil.), cf. 9.424 (Duris Elait.). [αι^αι_ generally, sometimes αι_αι_, as A. Th. l.c.]
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