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προφέρω , Ep. and Ion. impf. προφέρεσκον, Q.S.4.275, IG14.1747.6 (Rome): fut. προοίσω: aor. 1 προήνεγκα: aor. 2
A.προήνεγκονTh.5.17: Hom.only pres.; 3sg.pres.subj.“προφέρῃσιIl.9.323:—bring before or to one, present, “ὡς ὄρνις . . νεοσσοῖσι προφέρῃσι μάστακαIl. l.c.; “νέκυν Ἀχιλλῆϊ17.121; “μάντεις σφάγια προὔφερονTh.6.69; “προενέγκας τὴν ἐπιστολήνBGU1141.11 (i B.C.), cf. PTeb.291.43 (ii A.D.), etc.
2. of words, σφιν ὀνείδεα π. cast reproaches in their teeth, Il.2.251; π. τινί throw in one's teeth, bring forward, allege, esp. in the way of reproach or objection, “μή μοι δῶρ᾽ ἐρατὰ πρόφερε χρυσέης Ἀφροδίτης3.64, cf. Hdt.1.3, 8.61, 125, Isoc.4.100; “π. τοὔνομα τοῦθ᾽ ὡς ὄνειδοςD.21.190; “δικαιώσεις ἀλλήλοιςTh.5.17: abs., reproach (folld. by words quoted), Hdt.3.120:—also in Med., “τὴν ἐν Δωδώνῃ ἀσέβειανPlb.5.11.2; “εἶναι βασιλικὴν γῆνPTeb.81.17 (ii B.C.), cf. PAmh.2.30.7 (ii B.C.), etc.
3. utter, “μῦθονE.Med.189 (anap.):—Med., “ζῷα ἀνθρωπίνας π. φωνάςS.E. P.1.73, cf. 15, Jul.Or.7.218c.
b. π. Αἴγιναν πάτραν proclaim it as their country, Pi.I.5(4).43; π. εἰς μέσον or εἰς τὸ μ. publish, Pl.Lg. 812c, 936a:—Med., ὁπόσσω κα προφέρηται for whatever sum [the priest] lays down, Berl.Sitzb.1927.169 (Cyrene).
II. bring forward, display, “π. κρατερὸν μένοςIl.10.479; “σπουδήνLXX Si.Prol.22; ἔριδα π. show, i.e. engage in, rivalry, Od.6.92; “ἀντιώσεσθαι πόλεμον προφέρωνHdt.7.9.γ́:—Med., ξεινοδόκῳ ἔριδα προφέρεσθαι challenge one's host to rivalry, Od.8.210, cf. Il.3.7.
III. carry off, sweep away, of a storm, Il.6.346, Od.20.64; of death, “π. σώματα τέκνωνE.Med.1111 (anap.).
IV. put or move forward, “πόδαId.Tr.1332 (lyr.); carry forward, pass on, “σκυταλίδαAen.Tact.22.27: hence, promote, further, ἠώς τοι προφέρει μὲν ὁδοῦ, π. δὲ καὶ ἔργου furthers one on the road and in the work, Hes.Op.579: without gen., AP9.344 (Leon. Alex.); μέγα π. εἴς τι conduce, help to wards gaining an object, Th.1.93; μεγάλη τύχη πρὸς πάντα π. D.C.78.38:—Pass., move forward, “προενεχθέντος τοῦ σώματοςArist.IA711a29.
V. bring forth children, IG14.1747.6 (Rome).
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