οἴομαι

οἴομαι, in Hom. always un[var] contr. [full] ὀΐομαι (exc.
A

οἴομαι Od.10.193

,

οἴοιτο 17.580

, 22.12), v. infr. :—the shortd. form [full] οἶμαι is the one chiefly used in Trag., οἴομαι only in A.Ch.758, S.OC28 ; but οἴομαι is freq. in Ar. (Eq.407, al.) ; Hdt. does not use either form ; in [dialect] Att. Prose codd. vary, but οἶμαι prevails, and was exclusively used in parenthesis (v. infr. IV) : [tense] impf.

ᾠόμην A.Pr.270

, Ar.V.791, etc. ; also 1 pers.

ᾤμην Id.Fr.636

, etc. : [tense] fut.

οἰήσομαι Lys.30.8

, Pl.R.397a, etc., later

οἰηθήσομαι Gal.Opt.Doctr.42

:—[dialect] Ep. [tense] aor. [full] ὠϊσάμην (v. infr.) : [tense] aor.

ὠΐσθην Od.4.453

, 16.475 ; part.

ὀϊσθείς Il.9.453

; [dialect] Att. and [dialect] Ion. [tense] aor.

ᾠήθην Hp.VM14

, Antipho 1.8, Th.4.130, Pl.Tht.178c, etc. ; but rare in Com. and Trag.,

οἰηθῇς Ar.Eq.860

, οἰηθείς, -εῖσα, Antiph.194.2, E. IA986 ; also [tense] aor. inf.

οἰήσασθαι Arat.896

:—[voice] Act., [dialect] Ep. [tense] pres. [full] ὀΐω and [full] οἴω, but only in [ per.] 1sg. (v. infr.) ; [dialect] Lacon.

οἰῶ Ar.Lys.81

, 156, 998, Epil. 3. [In the un[var] contr. forms, Hom. uses [pron. full] in

ὀΐομαι Il.5.644

,

ὀΐεαι 1.561

, Od.10.380,

ὀΐεται 17.586

,

ὀϊόμεθ' 21.322

,22.165,

ὀϊόμενος Il.15.728

, Od. 2.351, al. (

οἰόμενος Call.Epigr.8.2

),

ὠΐετο Od.10.248

,

ὀΐσατο 1.323

,9.213,19.390,

ὀϊσάμενος 15.443

(but the v.l. ὀϊσσατο, ὀϊσσάμενος in Hom. can be supported by

ὀϊσσάμενος A.R.2.1135

, cf. Epic.Alex.Adesp.2.41, Arat.1006, by ὑποίζεσθαι (: ὑπονοεῖν) Hsch., and by

ὠῐσάμην A.R. 1.291

, ὠΐσατο [pron. full] [ῐ] Mosch.2.8, etc.) ; [voice] Act. [tense] pres. ὀΐω has [pron. full] when it stands at the end of a line, also in Od.19.215 (in fourth foot), 18.259 (before caesura in third foot) ; but [pron. full] in Il.1.558, 13.153,23.467, etc. ; οἴω as disyll. is always at the end, exc. in 15.298, 21.533, 23.310.] :—forebode, presage, c. acc.,

κῆρας ὀϊομένῳ Il.13.283

;

γόον δ' ὠΐετο θυμός Od. 10.248

; expect,

ἐελδομένοισι μάλ' ἡμῖν, οὐδ' ἔτ' ὀϊομένοισι 24.401

; suspect,

ἤ τι ὀϊσάμενος, ἢ καὶ θεὸς ὣς ἐκέλευσεν 9.339

;

ἦ τινά που δόλον ἄλλον ὀΐεαι 10.380

; fear,

κατὰ θυμὸν ὀΐσατο, μή ἑ λαβοῦσα οὐλὴν ἀμφράσσαιτο 19.390

;

τῷ ἑπόμην . . , ὀϊόμενός περ, ἀνάγκῃ 14.298

: abs., αἰεὶ μὲν ὀΐεαι, οὐδέ σε λήθω thou art ever suspecting, Il.1.561 ;

πατὴρ δ' ἐμὸς αὐτίκ' ὀϊσθεὶς πολλὰ κατηρᾶτο 9.453

, cf. Od.15.443 : folld. by ὡς, καὐτὸς ὀΐεαι ὥς κεν ἐτύχθη you can guess how it would have happened, 3.255, cf. 17.586 : c. acc. et [tense] fut. inf.,

ὀΐομαι ἄνδρα χολωσέμεν Il.1.78

; ἅ τιν' οὐ πείσεσθαι ὀΐω ib.289, cf. 5.252,284, al. ;

τὸ καὶ τελέεσθαι ὀΐω 1.204

;

ἀλλ' οὐ νῦν ἐρύεσθαι ὀΐομαι 20.195

: c. acc. et [tense] pres. inf., referring to present time,

οὐδέ τι θυμῷ ὠΐσθη δόλον εἶναι Od.4.453

, cf. 10.232 ;

ὀΐσατο γὰρ θεὸν εἶναι 1.323

;

τῶ δ' ὀΐω κείνης τάδε πάσχειν ἐννεσίῃσιν Il.5.894

: c. acc. et [tense] aor. inf., referring to past time,

τῇ δ' ὀΐω κατανεῦσαι 1.558

, cf. Od.3.27, al. : the subj. of the inf. must freq. be supplied from the context, διωκέμεναι γὰρ ὀΐω I fear [they] are pursuing me, 15.278, cf. 1.201, 12.212, Il.12.66,al. : c. inf. alone, when both Verbs have the same subject, as κιχήσεσθαι δέ δ' ὀΐω I think I shall catch you, 6.341 ; mean, intend, c. [tense] fut. inf.,

οὐ γὰρ ἔγωγ' ἔτι σοὶ πείσεσθαι ὀΐω 1.296

, cf. 170, Od.19.215 : c. [tense] pres. inf.,

οὐ γὰρ ὀΐω ἀνδρῶν δυσμενέων ἑκὰς ἱστάμενος πολεμίζειν Il.13.262

.
II impersonal, only Od.19.312, ἀλλά μοι ὧδ' ἀνὰ θυμὸν ὀΐεται there comes a boding into my heart.
III think, suppose, believe, freq. in Hom., as Il.1.59,5.644, etc. ;

οἶμαι βοὴν ἄμικτον ἐν πόλει πρέπειν A. Ag.321

; οἶμαι γάρ νιν ἱκετεύσειν (ἱκετεῦσαι codd.) E.IA462 ; κτήσεσθαι (-σασθαι codd.) Lys.12.19 ; διαπράξεσθαι (-ξασθαι codd.) Id.13.53 ;

ἤδη γὰρ αὐτοὺς οἴομαι δεδειπνάναι Ar.Fr.464

; opp. εἰδέναι, Pl.R. 506c4 ;

οἴονται, ἴσασι δ' οὐδέν Arist.Rh.1389b17

, cf.APo.75a15 : folld. by ὅτι . . , Plu.2.90b :—[voice] Pass.,

μάρτυρας δύο παρεχέτω ὀμνύντας οἰόμενον

that he is the putative father,

Schwyzer784a

(Tenos, iv B. C.).
IV parenthetically, mostly in first person, ἐν πρώτοισιν, ὀΐω, κείσεται among the first, I ween, will he be lying, Il.8.536 ;

ἔπειτά γ', ὀΐω, γνώσεαι Od.16.309

, cf. Il.13.153, Od.2.255, etc. : in Hom. only in act. form ὀΐω, exc.

ὀΐομαι Od.22.140

, and perh. 14.363, cf. A.Ch. 758 ; in [dialect] Att. this parenthetic use is prob. confined to the shorter form οἶμαι, [tense] impf. ᾤμην ; rarely in other persons than the first, as οὐκ οἴει ἀναγκασθήσεται; Pl.R.486c, cf. Tht.147b ; πόσης οἴεσθε γέμει σωφροσύνης; Id.Smp.216d.
2 expressive of modesty or courtesy, to avoid over-great bluntness of assertion, Id.Grg.483c, X.Cyr.1.3.11, etc. : even between a Prep. and its case,

ἐξ οἶμαι τῆς ἀκροτάτης ἐλευθερίας Pl.R.564a

;

ἐν οἶμαι πολλοῖς D.20.3

; or between Art. and Subst.,

οἱ γὰρ οἶμαι βέλτιστοι Id.54.38

.
V answering a question, I think so, I should think so, Ar.Ach.919, etc. ;

νὴ τὸν Ἡρακλέα, οἶμαί γε Id.Th.27

;

οἶμαι ἔγωγε Pl.Cri.47d

, etc. ; οἴεσθαί γε χρή one must think so, it would seem so, Id.Prt.325c, Cri.53d, Phd.68b, Grg. 522a.
VI [dialect] Att. phrases:
1 πῶς οἴει; you can't think how, to add force, like πῶς δοκεῖς ;

πόθος τὴν καρδίαν ἐπάταξε πῶς οἴει σφόδρα Ar.Ra.54

.
2 οἴομαι δεῖν I think it my duty, think fit, hence sts., intend, purpose, λέγειν οἴεται δεῖν ποιεῖν δεινούς his object is to train orators, Pl.Men.95c, cf. 86b, Tht.207e ;

βδελυρὸς καὶ ὑβριστὴς ᾤετο δεῖν εἶναι D.21.143

;

τοὺς ἐχθροὺς ἀμυνόμενοι τεθνάναι δεῖν ᾤοντο Id.60.31

, cf. Pl.Prt.316c, X.An.2.6.26, Mem.4.6.3,6 ; [ὁ ἀκόλαστος] οἰόμενος δεῖν [διώκει τὰ ἡδέα] intentionally, Arist.EN1152a6, cf. 1136b8, Pl.Hipparch.225b ; but οἴομαι δὲ δεῖν οὐδέν methinks there is no need, S.OC28 ; and in Pl.Alc.2.144d ἆρ' οὐκ ἀναγκαῖον . . οἰηθῆναι δεῖν . . ἡμᾶς εἰδέναι ἢ τῷ ὄντι εἰδέναι; must we not either think we know or really know? (δεῖν being superfluous).
3 οἴομαι without δεῖν I mean to, intend, οὐκ οἴει . . δοῦναι δίκην ; Lys.12.26, cf. Pl.Criti.62d, Ly.200b, Ep.324b ; οὐ βαλεῖν (v.l. βάλλειν) . .

ᾠήθη Arist.EN1135b14

, cf. 1172a7.

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