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μεταπίπτω , used as Pass. of μεταβάλλω,
A.fall differently, undergo a change,
a. in form, Heraclit.88, Meliss.8, Pl.Cra.440a, etc.; “πολλαχῶς μ.Diog.Apoll.2; “μ. τὸ εἶδοςHdt.6.61; “μ. εἰς ἄλλο εἶδοςPl.Cra.440b; “ἐκ γυναικὸς ἐς ὄρνεονLuc.Philops.2: Gramm., “τὸ α_ μ. εἰς τὸ ο_A.D.Adv.188.25; fall into disrepair, PSI4.444.3 (iii B. C.).
2. of place, migrate, be transferred, Arist. Mete.360b18, al.; of votes, “εἰ τριάκοντα μόναι μετέπεσον τῶν ψήφωνPl. Ap.36a, cf. Aeschin.3.252; but ὀστράκου μεταπεσόντος on the fall of the sherd with the other side uppermost, prov., of a sudden change (borrowed from the game ὀστρακίνδα), Pl.Phdr.241b, cf. Sch.
b. μεταπίπτοντες λόγοι fallacies due to a change in meaning of terms, ib.1.7.1; συλλογισμοὶ μ. ib.2.17.27.
III. of property, to be transferred, “εἴς τινα ἐξ ὀνόματός τινοςStud.Pal.4.114.14 (ii A.D.).
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 252
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 627
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1453a.2
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 2, 18
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 913
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 502
    • Euripides, Ion, 412
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.61
    • Isocrates, Evagoras, 50
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 50
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 60
    • Lysias, For Polystratus, 14
    • Plato, Apology, 36a
    • Plato, Cratylus, 440a
    • Plato, Cratylus, 440b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 162d
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 241b
    • Plato, Gorgias, 493a
    • Polybius, Histories, 21.7.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.49.7
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.68
    • Lucian, Philopsuedes sive incredulus, 2
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