ὅτε

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See also: ΟΤΕ and Ο.Τ.Ε.

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

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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Further reading[edit]

  • ὅτε in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ὅτε in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ὅτε in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὅτε» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • ὅτε in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • ὅτε in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • G3753”, 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.
    • as idem, page 42.
    • reduce idem, page 684.
    • when idem, page 975.