ὅτε

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See also: ΟΤΕ and Ο.Τ.Ε.

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ὅς (hós) and τε (te). Compare τότε (tóte), πότε (póte), ποτέ (poté).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hó.te/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)o.tɛ/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈo.te/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈo.te/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈo.te/
  • Adverb[edit]

    ὅτε (hóte) (relative adverb)

    1. (of time) when
      1. (with indicative, to denote single events) when
        1. (with present, of a thing now happening)
        2. (rarely with future)
      2. (with optative, to denote repeated events or actions in past time)
        1. (of future events which are represented as uncertain, in clauses dependent on a verb in optative or subjunctive)
        2. (only in Epic and Lyric poets, with subjunctive)
      3. (in Homer, to introduce a simile)
      4. (with other particles)
    2. (causal sense) whereas
    3. (absolute) sometimes, now and then

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