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εὔσημ-ος , Dor. εὔσα_μος , ον,
A.of good signs or omens, “φάσμα ναυβάταιςE.IA252 (lyr.), cf. Plu. Caes.43; “ἱεράPhilostr. VA8.7.12; [πῦρ] ib.1.31.
II. easily known by signs, conspicuous, εὔσημον γὰρ οὔ μελανθάνει [τὸ πλοῖον] A.Supp.714; “καπνῷ δ᾽ ἁλοῦσα . . εὔ. πόλιςId.Ag.818; “σημεῖαHp.Mochl.16; “τόποςAnnuario 4/5.225 (Rhodes, ii B.C.); “ἴχνηThphr.CP6.19.5 (Comp.); οὐκ εὔσημον, ὅθεν . . not easy to distinguish, ib.3.8.2; legible, clear, “ὅπως -σαμοτέρα ὑπάρχῃ ἀναγραφάSIG1023.96 (Cos, iii/ii B.C.); “εὔ. γράμματαOGI665.12 (Egypt, i A.D.); “εὔ. προσαγόρευσιςMen.381; of sound, distinct, βοαι S.Ant.1021; “ἦχοιPhld.Po.2.16 (Sup.); wellmarked, “βραχίωνPhilostr.Gym.35; “οὐλὴ εὔσημοςPPetr.1p.54 (iii B.C.).
2. clear, intelligible, “λόγον εὔ. δοῦναι1 Ep.Cor.14.9; “διδασκαλίαErot.Prooem., Heliod. ap. Orib.48.20.7.
3. evident, τισι Phld.Ir. p.91 W., cf. Porph.Abst.3.5.
4. εὔσημα, τά, = Lat. insignia, f.l. for σύσσημα, D.S.36.2.
5. of garments, with fine edging, BGU1564.11 (ii A.D.).
II. Adv. -μως clearly, distinctly, “ἔχεινArist.Mete. 363a27; “μεμνῆσθαιStr.10.2.23; “προσανένεγκεPOxy.1188.5 (i A.D.): Sup. -ότατα Plu.2.1022a.
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