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ποτί [ι^], Dor. for πρός, also used in Ep. (as Il.1.426, al., Call.Del.210, al.), and rarely in Hp., phrase π. καί and
A.also, i.e. especially, Art. 8,41, 46, 57, 69, without καί only in Fract.3 (but not in Hdt.), whether in or out of compos.; sts. in Trag. (lyr., exc. A.Eu.79) as A.Th.295, 346, Ag.725, Eu. l. c., S.Fr.245, E.Hipp.140 (and in compds., as ποτινίσσομαι, ποτιμάστιος, ποτιπίπτω, ποτιτρόπαιος). The elision of ι before a vowel is found once in Pi., viz. O.7.90 (elsewh. Pi. uses πρός before a vowel); but found in later Dor., as Epich.170.7, IG42(1).121.20 (Epid., iv B. C.), Theoc.7.26, esp. in compds., v. ποθ-ίερος, πόθ-οδος, ποθ-ολκίς, πότ-αγε, ποτ-αγωγίς, ποτ-αείδω, ποτ-αμέλγω, ποτ-αυλέω, etc.; freq. apocop. before the Art., πὸτ τῶ, for πρὸς τοῦ, Theoc.4.50, 5.74; “πὸτ τῷSIG247 iii 11 (Delph., iv B. C.); “πὸτ τόνIG5(1).1.18, al. (Sparta); πὸτ τάν, for πρὸς τήν, Pi.Fr.122.5 (s. v. l.), Ar.Ach.732, etc.; πὸτ τό ib.751, Lys.117, etc.; πὸτ τώς Foed.Lacon. ap. Th.5.77; “πὸτ τάςAr.Lys.1264 (lyr.); πὸτ τά ib.1253 (lyr.); “πὸτ τούτοισιEpich.60: less freq. in Verbs, “ποτθέμεινId.170.10; “ποτθέντεςTab.Heracl.2.30; also πο-, as in “ποτόνSchwyzer 412 (Elis), “ποτούςIG9(1).334.32 (Locr.); πὸδ Δάφνη ib.7.518.5 (Tanagra, iii B. C.); πὸκκατόπταςSchwyzer 485.10 (Thespiae, iii B. C.); ποί in Argolic, esp. before dentals, IG42(1).102.63, al. (Epid., iv B. C.), sts. in other Dor. dialects, as Delphic, ib. 22.1126.26, etc. Cf. προτί. (Cf. Avest. paiti 'to': the form ποί has prob. lost τ by dissimilation from a following dental.)
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