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ὡσεί or ὡς εἰ, Adv. if, as though; with various moods:
II. in comparisons, like, just as, Il.16.59, Od.7.36, Hes.Sc.290, B.11.1, S.Ant.653, El.234 (lyr.), etc.: c. part., Il.5.374, Hes.Sc.194; “ὡς εἴ τεIl.11.474; with verb supplied, Od.14.254, Pi.P.4.112; ὡσεί περ c. part., Hes.Sc.189, cf. Theoc.25.163 (nisi leg. εἰ περὶ σεῦ; ὡς εἴ πέρ τε with a noun, h.Cer.215.
2.ὡς εἴτεas it were, Pi.P.1.44.
III. with Numerals, or measures of time and space, about,ὡσεὶ τριήκοντα σταδίων μάλιστά κῃHdt.7.109, cf. X.HG1.2.9, LXX Ge.24.55, al., Ev.Matt.14.21, al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (21):
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 11.1
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.109
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 189
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 194
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 290
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.254
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.36
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.314
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 215
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 24.55
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 653
    • Sophocles, Electra, 234
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.2.9
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.389
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.474
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.492
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.59
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.780
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.374
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.481
    • New Testament, Matthew, 14.21
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