ἐρωτάω

ἐρωτ-άω, [dialect] Ep. and [dialect] Ion. εἰρωτάω, [var] contr. in Hom. and best codd. of Hdt., as 3.119,4.145,al. : [tense] impf.
A

ἠρώτων Hp.Epid.7.3

, ([etym.] ἐπ-) Th.7.10, etc. ;

εἰρώτα Od.15.423

; [dialect] Ion.

εἰρώτευν Hdt.1.158

, part. -τεῦντας v.l. in 3.62 (elsewh.

εἰρώτων 3.140

): [tense] fut.

-ήσω Hp.VM15

, Pl.R.350e, etc. : [tense] aor. I

ἠρώτησα X.Cyr.4.5.21

, S.Tr.403, etc. : [tense] pf.

ἠρώτηκα Pl.Phlb. 18a

:—used in [dialect] Att. to supply the defective tenses of ἔρομαι:—ask, τινά τι something of one,

ἅ μ' εἰρωτᾷς Od.4.347

;

εἰρωτᾷς μ' ὄνομα κλυτόν 9.364

;

ὅσ' ἄν σ' ἐρωτῶ S.OT1122

;

οὐ τοῦτ' ἐρωτῶ σ' Ar.Nu.641

:—[voice] Pass., to be asked, τι Pl.Lg.895e, X.Cyr.1.4.3.
2 ἐ. τι ask about a thing, A.Pr.228, Pl.R.508a ;

τιπερί τινος Id.Tht.185c

; ἐ. ἐρώτημα to ask a question, Id.R.487e ; τὰς πύστεις ἐρωτῶντες εἰ.. putting the question, whether.., Th.1.5:—[voice] Pass., τὸ ἐρωτηθέν, τὸ ἐρωτώμενον ἀποκρίνασθαι, to answer the question, Th.3.61, X.Mem.4.2.23, etc. ;

τὰ ἔμπροσθεν ἠρωτημένα Pl.Lg.662e

:—[voice] Pass., also with person as subject, ἐρωτηθεὶς τὸ καλόν asked about beauty, Id.Hp.Ma.289c.
3 folld. by indirect question,

εἰρώτα..τίς εἴη καὶ πόθεν ἔλθοι Od.15.423

; ἐ. εἰ.. or ἤν.. to ask whether.., Hp.
Steril.230, cf. Th.8.53 ;

ἐ. ἦ.. A. Th.181

;

αἰτίαν καθ' ἥντινα Id.Pr.228

;

πότεροι.. Ar.Ach.648

;

τοῦτο πρῶτον ἠρώτα, πότερον.. X.An.3.1.7

;

ἐ. πῶς δεῖ ποιεῖν Id.Mem.1.3.1

.
II question a person,

εἰρωτᾷς μ' ἐλθόντα θεὰ θεόν Od.5.97

;

ἐ. καὶ ἐλέγχειν Antipho 6.23

;

τινα ἀμφί τινος E.Ion236

(lyr.):— [voice] Pass., to be questioned,

ἐρωτᾶσθαι θέλω Id.IA1130

.
b of sentries, challenge, Aen.Tact.22.12 ; τὸ ἐρωτώμενον the password, Id.26.9.
2 in Dialectic, opp. demonstration, question an opponent in order to refute him from his answers, Arist.APr.24a24 ; τι ib.42a39 ; hence later, submit, set forth, propound an argument,

λόγον Gal.5.257

:—[voice] Pass.,

ὁ λόγος..ἠρωτῆσθαι φαίνεται Arr.Epict.2.19.1

;

ἐρωτηθέντος τοῦ σοφίσματος S.E.P.2.237

.
III later, = αἰτέω, beg, entreat,

ἐ. τινὰ τὰ εἰς εἰρήνην LXX

IKi.30.21, al. ; ἐρωτᾶτε τὰ εἰς εἰρήνην τὴν Ἱερουσαλήμ ib.Ps.121(122).6 ;

ἅ σε ἐρωτῶ PMag.Par.1.272

;

ἐ. τινὰ ποιεῖν τι POxy.292.7

(i A.D.), Ev.Luc.8.37, etc. ; ἐ. τινὰ ἵνα.. ib.7.36 ; ὅπως.. ib.7.3, al., PMag.Leid.W.16.13 ;

ἐ. τὸν πατέρα περὶ ὑμῶν Ev.Jo.16.26

. (Perh. from ἐρ (ϝ) ωτάω, cogn. with ἐρ (ϝ) έσθαι (v. ἔρομαι).)

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  • εἰρωτᾶν — ἐρωτάω ask pres part act masc voc sg (epic doric ionic aeolic) ἐρωτάω ask pres part act neut nom/voc/acc sg (epic doric ionic aeolic) ἐρωτάω ask pres part act masc nom sg (epic doric ionic aeolic) εἰρωτᾶ̱ν , ἐρωτάω ask pres inf act (epic doric… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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  • εἰρωτῶσι — ἐρωτάω ask pres part act masc/neut dat pl (attic epic doric ionic) ἐρωτάω ask pres subj act 3rd pl (attic epic ionic) ἐρωτάω ask pres ind act 3rd pl (attic epic doric ionic) ἐρωτάω ask pres subj act 3rd pl (attic epic doric ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • εἰρώτευν — ἐρωτάω ask imperf ind act 3rd pl (epic doric ionic) ἐρωτάω ask imperf ind act 1st sg (epic doric ionic) ἐρωτάω ask imperf ind act 3rd pl (epic doric ionic) ἐρωτάω ask imperf ind act 1st sg (epic doric ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • εἰρώτησαν — ἐρωτάω ask imperf ind act 3rd pl (epic ionic) ἐρωτάω ask aor ind act 3rd pl (ionic) ἐρωτάω ask imperf ind act 3rd pl (epic ionic) ἐρωτάω ask aor ind act 3rd pl (ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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