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εὔκαιρ-ος , ον,
A.well-timed, seasonable, “λόγοςPhilem.113; “θάνατοςCom.Adesp.116; ὕδατα (rainfall) Thphr.HP8.7.6; nihil -ότερον epistula tua, Cic.Att. 4.7.1: c. inf., “χὥ τι σοι λέγειν εὔκαιρόν ἐστιS.OC32, cf. Epicur.Nat. 28.4; -“ότερον ἔσται διελθεῖνJ.AJ12.9.7; τὸ εὔκαιρον, = εὐκαιρία, D.H. Din.7; “τὸ μέτριον καὶ τὸ εὔ. ἐν ἡδοναῖςAristo Stoic.1.86; εὔκαιρον ἀείσας in season, Pl.Epigr.5.5.
II. of places, convenient, well situated, “τόποιPPetr. 2p.28 (iii B.C., Sup.), cf.Plb.4.38.1 (Sup.), D.S.1.63, etc.
III. rich, wealthy, dub.l. in St. Byz.s.v. Χαττηνία.
IV. Adv. -ρως seasonably, opportunely, Hp.Medic.3, Nico 1, PCair.Zen. 38.28 (iii B.C.), al., etc.; “εὐ. χρῆσθαί τινιIsoc.5.143; “εὐ. ἔχειν πρός τιId.11.12, Arist.HA582a28; favourably, propitiously, PCair.Zen.46 (iii B.C.), POxy.2086r.6 (ii A.D., εὐκερως Pap.): Comp. -ότερον Pl.Phd. 78a: Sup. -ότατα Plb.5.63.13.
2. οὐκ-ρως ἔχειν to have no leisure, Id.5.26.10.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 4.7.1
    • Isocrates, To Philip, 143
    • Isocrates, Busiris, 12
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 12.9.7
    • Plato, Phaedo, 78a
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 32
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.38.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.26.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.63.13
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.63
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Dinarcho, 7
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