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σφάλ-μα , ατος, τό,
A.trip, stumble, false step, AP7.634 (Antiphil.), Man.4.289.
2. a glide, in a surgical operation, Heliod. ap. Orib. 49.8.38, Ruf. ib.49.28.13.
II. metaph.,
1. fall, failure, defeat, Hdt.7.6, 9.9, Th.5.14 (pl.), etc.; σφάλματα ποιοῦντες causing losses, Pl.Plt.298b.
2. fault, error, Hdt.1.207, 7.10.ζ́ ; τὰ πρόσθε ς. E.Andr.54, Supp.416, cf. Pl.Tht.168a, R.487b, Phld.Rh.1.348 S., Gal.6.68.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Euripides, Andromache, 54
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 416
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.10
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.6
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.9
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.207
    • Plato, Republic, 487b
    • Plato, Statesman, 298b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 168a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.14
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