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σεαυτοῦ , -ῆς, also σαυτοῦ , -ῆς, Ion. σεωυτοῦ , ῆς, reflexive Pron. of 2nd pers.,
A.of thyself, etc., in masc. and fem. of gen., dat., and acc. sg., first in Alc.87, Pi.Fr.97, Hdt.1.45,108; ἐν σαυτοῦ (v.l. - γενοῦ contain thyself, S.Ph.950: rarely in neut., “φίλον ξύλον, ἔγειρέ μοι σεαυτὸ καὶ γίγνου θρασύE.Fr.693:—the Trag. use the longer form (but not so freq. as the shorter), S.Ant.547, OT312, etc.:—in pl. always separated, ὑμῶν αὐτῶν, etc.: and orig. separated in sg., as in Hom., who always has σοὶ αὐτῷ, σ᾽ αὐτόν; and so τὰ σ᾽ αὐτοῦ, τὰ σ᾽ αὐτῆς for τὰ σά αὐτοῦ, etc., v. σός 1.3.—The separated forms, σοῦ αὐτοῦ, αὐτοῦ σοῦ, etc., were used in Att., not as reflexive, but as emphat. personal pronouns, cf. Pl.Grg.472b, A.Th.632.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 632
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.45
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 1 to Dionysus, 1.3
    • Plato, Gorgias, 472b
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 547
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 312
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 950
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