σιγή

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σῑγή (sīgḗf (genitive σῑγῆς); first declension

  1. silence
    1. Dative as adverb: silently
      • 428 BCE – 347 BCE, Plato, Cr. 43b
        Σωκράτης: ἄρτι δὲ ἥκεις ἢ πάλαι;
        Κρίτων: ἐπιεικῶς πάλαι.
        Σωκράτης: εἶτα πῶς οὐκ εὐθὺς ἐπήγειράς με, ἀλλὰ σιγῇ παρακάθησαι;
        Sōkrátēs: árti dè hḗkeis ḕ pálai;
        Krítōn: epieikôs pálai.
        Sōkrátēs: eîta pôs ouk euthùs epḗgeirás me, allà sigêi parakáthēsai;
        Socrates: Did you arrive just now or a while ago?
        Crito: Quite a while ago.
        Socrates: Then why didn't you wake me immediately, instead of sitting by me silently?
  2. undertone, whisper

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σιγή (sigíf (uncountable)

  1. silence, quiet

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