ἐπεί

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐπί (epí, on) + εἰ (ei, if).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Conjunction[edit]

ἐπεί (epeí)

  1. (of time) after, after that, since, when
    1. (with indicative)
      1. (of a definite occurrence in past time, mostly with aorist)
      1. (with implied reference to some later time)
    2. (with subjunctive, ἄν (án) often being added)
      1. (referring to future time)
      2. (referring generally to any one of a number of instances, with a present apodosis of repeated action) whenever, when once
    3. (with optative, without ἄν (án))
      1. (referring to future time)
      2. (more frequently, referring generally to any one of a number of past instances, with a past apodosis of repeated action)
      3. (in indirect speech after past tenses, representing a subjunctive in direct speech)
    4. (with infinitive, only be assimilation in indirect speech)
    5. (with other words)
      1. (with τάχιστα (tákhista))
      2. (with various emphatic particles)
  2. (causal) since, seeing that
    1. (with indicative)
    2. (in most of the constructions which are found in independent sentences)
    3. (with infinitive in indirect speech)
    4. (in various elliptical expressions)
    5. (sometimes epexegetic, introducing a narrative)
    6. (with other particles)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ἐπεί in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ἐπεί in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ἐπεί in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ἐπεί» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ἐπεί in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ἐπεί in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • G1893”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill