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ἀξία ἄξιος

1.the worth or value of a thing, c. gen., Hdt., Eur.; money-value, price, amount, Hdt.; τῆς ἀξίας τιμᾶσθαι to estimate the penalty at the real amount, Plat.; κατ᾽ ἀξίαν τῆς οὐσίας Xen.
2.of persons, worth, reputation, rank, Thuc., etc.
3.generally, a man's due, his deserts, τὴν ἀξίαν λαμβάνειν, τῆς ἀξίας τυγχάνειν to get one's deserts, Hdt., Ar.; κατ᾽ ἀξίαν according to desert, duly, Eur., Plat.; παρὰ τὴν ἀξίαν, οὐ κατ᾽ ἀξίαν Thuc., Dem.

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