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προσφιλ-ής , ές, (φιλέω)
A.dear, beloved, “τῶν ἡλίκων . . προσφιλεστάτῳHdt.1.123, cf. Th.5.40: c. dat., dear or friendly to . . , Hdt.1.163, S.Ichn.78, Pl.Grg.507e, etc.: of things, pleasing, agreeable, ἔργον θεοῖσι π. A.Th.580; στολή, χάρις, S.Ph.224 (Sup.), 558; πάσαις ἡλικίαις . . χρῆσις αὐτῆς (sc. τῆς μουσικῆς ἐστὶ π. Arist.Pol.1340a5; “π. ἑκάστῳ . . τὸ κατὰ φύσινId.HA590a10; “τῇ αἰσθήσειThphr.Od.45; also of actions, lovely, ὅσα π. Ep.Phil.4.8. Adv. -λῶς agreeably, c. dat., OGI331.9 (Pergam., ii B.C.).
II. Act., of persons, kindly affectioned, well-disposed, “ὥς μ᾽ ἔθεσθε προσφιλῆS.Ph.532, cf. Th.1.92, 7.86. Adv. -λῶς kindly, S.El.442, Pl.Lg.822b; π. ἡμῖν ἔχειν to be kindly affectioned to us, X.HG2.3.44; “π. χρῆσθαίId.Mem.2.3.16: Comp. “-έστερονPl.Mx.248d: Sup. “-έσταταX.Eq.Mag.1.1, “-εστάτωςIsoc. (s. v.l.) ap.Poll.3.63: poet. “προσφιλέωςIG9(1).235 (Larymna).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (17):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 580
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.123
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.163
    • Plato, Laws, 822b
    • Plato, Gorgias, 507e
    • Plato, Menexenus, 248d
    • Sophocles, Electra, 442
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 532
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 224
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.92
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.40
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.86
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.3.44
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.3.16
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 1.1
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 558
    • New Testament, Philippians, 4.8
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