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πολλάκις [α^], Ep. and Lyr. πολλάκι , sts. in Trag. (only lyr.) metri gr., A.Th.227, Supp.131, S.Ph.1456 (anap.); never in Prose: (πολύς): Adv.
I. of Time, many times, often, Il.1.396, etc.; “π. καὶ οὐκὶ ἅπαξHdt.7.46; “π. τοῦ μηνόςX.Cyr.1.2.9; “π. ἀγωνοθέτηςEphes. 3p.152No.70.
II. of Degree and Number, π. μυρίοι many tens of thousands, Pl.Lg.810d, Tht.175a; of Quantity, [“τὴν] οὐσίαν π. τοσαύτην ἐποίησεId.R.330b; of Size, “μεῖζον π.Plu.2.944a.
2.τὸ π.mostly, for the most part, Pi.O.1.32; very much, altogether,χρὼς ὅμοιος ἐγίνετο πολλάκι θάψῳTheoc.2.88; “χαίρετε π ΜοῖσαιId.1.144.
III. in Att., after conditional particles, perhaps,σεισμὸς εἰ γένοιτο π.Ar. Ec.791; ἐάν τι πολλὰ π. πάθω ib.1105: with “ἄρα, ἐὰν ἄρα π. νυμφόληπτος γένωμαιPl.Phdr.238d, cf. Phd.60e, D.32.3; also μὴ π. lest perchance, Hp.VC14, Th.2.13, Pl.Prt.361c, al.
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