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σάφα^ [σα^], poet. Adv. of σαφής,
A.clearly, plainly, assuredly, in Hom. esp. with Verbs of knowing, most freq. σάφα οἶδα, σάφα εἰδώς, etc., like εὖ οἶδα, εὖ εἰδώς, etc., to know assuredly, of a surety, followed by interrog., Il.2.192, 252, al.; by εἰ, 5.183; c. acc. and interrog. clause, Od.17.373; abs., 2.108; c. gen., “ὃς σάφα θυμῷ εἰδείη τεράωνIl.12.228, cf. Od.1.202; c. inf., Il.15.632; freq. in Trag., σάφ᾽ οἶδα, σάφ᾽ ἴσθι, etc., A.Supp.740, Pers.337, etc.; Com., “σάφ᾽ ἴσθι ὅτιAr. Pl.889; less freq. in Prose, Antipho 6.18, X.Cyr.4.5.21; also “ἐπιστάμεναι ς. θυμῷOd.4.730; “ς. ἐπίστασθαιHp.Art.64; “ς. δαείςPi.O. 7.91: also with Verbs of speaking, clearly or with certainty, “ς. εἰπεῖνOd.2.31, Pi.O.8.46; “ς. φράζεινHp.Acut.3; “μυθήσασθαιTheoc.25.198; ς. εἰπεῖν speak truly, opp. ψεύδεσθαι, Il.4.404.
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 337
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 740
    • Antiphon, On the Choreutes, 18
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 889
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.632
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.192
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.404
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    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.108
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.31
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.730
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.5.21
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.228
    • Hippocrates, De diaeta in morbis acutis, 3
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 64
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