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εἶα , an exclamation used to cheer or urge on,
A.on! up! away! used with the imper. sg. or pl., cf. E.Med.820, etc.; εἶα δή come then! A. Ag.1650, Ar.Th.659; εἶά νυν well now! Id.Pax467; “ἄγ᾽ εἶαId.Ra. 396; “ἀλλ᾽ εἶαE.HF622, Ar.Pl.760; “ εἶαId.Pax459; εἶα ib.468; “ἀλλ᾽ εἶα δὴ . . σκεψώμεθαPl.Sph.239b:—with interrog. οὐ, where the question is equivalent to a command, οὐκ εἶα . . δραμεῖσθε; E.IT1423, cf. Hel.1597. (“εἷαS.Ichn.87, cf. Hdn.Gr.1.495.)
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