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σημα^σία , , (
A.σημαίνω11) the giving a signal or command, LXXNu.29.1; αἱ ἀπὸ τῶν ἄρκτων ς. D.S.2.54.
II. indication, “αἱ πράξεις ἤθους ς. ἐστίνArist.Pr.919b36; designation, Str.8.6.5.
2. meaning, signification, πρὸς τὸ περὶ σημασιῶν Φίλωνος, title of work by Chrysippus, Stoic.2.5, cf. Phld.Sign.34: freq. in Gramm., A.D.Pron.14.3, al., Ael.Tact.24.4, Iamb.Protr.4, etc.
3. notation in Music, Gaud. Harm.20.
III. the decisive appearance of a disease, Aret.SA1.5, al.
IV. mark, “ἐν δέρματι χρωτόςLXX Le.13.2; of the Nile-flood, “ἀνῆλθεν τοῦ Νείλου ς. κατὰ τὸ ἱερατικὸν σημεῖονBull.Soc.Alex. 5.55(v/vi A.D.).
V. address of a correspondent, POxy.1678.28 (iii A.D.).
VI. βασιλικὴ ς. royal insignia or appearance, Sor. Fasc.8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Old Testament, Leviticus, 13.2
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.6.5
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 1.5
    • Old Testament, Numbers, 29.1
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.54
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