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ὄντως

Φοβοῦ τὸ γῆρας, οὐ γὰρ ἔρχεται μόνον -> Fear old age, for it never comes alone
Menander
Full diacritics: ὄντως Medium diacritics: ὄντως Low diacritics: όντως Capitals: ΟΝΤΩΣ
Transliteration A: óntōs Transliteration B: ontōs Transliteration C: ontos Beta Code: o)/ntws

English (LSJ)

Adv. part. of εἰμί

   A (sum), really, actually, verily, with Verbs, E.HF610, Ion223 (lyr.), IA[1622], Ar.Nu.86, Pl.286,289, Herod. 4.65, etc.; ὄντως τε καὶ ἀληθῶς really and truly, Pl.Sph.263d ; ὄ. φιλοσοφεῖν Epicur.Fr.220 ; opp. to ὡς ἔπος εἰπεῖν, Pl.Lg.656e ; to εἰκότως, Antipho 2.2.10 and 4.10 : in Pl. with the part. ὤν, οὖσα, ὄν, to imply real existence, Phdr.247c, 247e, R.597d : also with Nouns, τὰ ὄντως ἀγαθά Id.Phdr.260a; ὅ γε ὄντως φιλομαθής Id.R.490a ; ὄντως ἑταίρας Antiph.212.6, cf. Men.367, etc.: not used by Th. or Arist., nor in Ion. (ἐόντως is not found) ; more freq in the later dialogues of Pl. than in the earlier.

German (Pape)

[Seite 350] wirklich, in Wahrheit; ἔχει ὄντως ἐν θεοῖς ὁμιλίαν, Eur. I. A. 1622; Ar. Plut. 286; oft bei Plat. dem ὡς ἔπος εἰπεῖν entgeggstzt, Legg. II, 656 e; bes. oft τὸ ψεῦδος ὄντως ὄν, Soph. 266 e; τὰ ὄντως ἀγαθά, Phaedr. 260 a u. sonst; Arist. u. Folgde.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ὄντως: Ἐπίρρ. μετοχ. τοῦ εἰμὶ (sum), ἀληθῶς, πράγματι, τῷ ὄντι, μετὰ ῥημάτων, Εὐρ. Ἴων. 222, Ι, Α. 1622, Ἀριστοφ. Πλ. 286, 289, Πλάτ., κτλ.· ὄντως τε καὶ ἀληθῶς, πράγματι καὶ ἐν ἀληθείᾳ, Πλάτ. Σοφιστ. 263D· ἀντίθετον τῷ ὡς ἔπος εἰπεῖν, ὁ αὐτ. ἐν Νόμ. 656E· τῷ εἰκότως, Ἀντιφῶν 120. 16· - παρὰ Πλάτ. μετὰ τῆς μετοχ. ὤν, οὖσα, ὄν, δηλοῖ ἀληθῆ, πραγματικὴν ὕπαρξιν, Φαῖδρ. 247C, E, Πολ. 597D· ἄχρηστον παρ’ Ἀριστ.: - ὡσαύτως μετ’ ὀνομάτων, τὰ ὄντως ἀγαθὰ Πλάτ. ἐν Φαίδρ. 260Α. ὅ γε ὄντως φιλομαθὴς Πολ. 490Α· ὄντως ἑταίρας Ἀντιφάν. ἐν «Ὑδρίᾳ» 1. 6, πρβλ. Μένανδρ. ἐν «Ὀργῇ» 3, κλ.

French (Bailly abrégé)

adv.
en réalité.
Étymologie: ὤν, ὄντος.

English (Strong)

adverb of the oblique cases of ὤν; really: certainly, clean, indeed, of a truth, verily.

English (Thayer)

(from ὄν; on adverbs formed from participles cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. § 115a. Anm. 3; Kühner, § 335 Anm. 2), adverb, truly, in reality, in point of fact, as opposed to what is pretended, fictitious, false, conjectural: ἔχω, I:1f.); in ὁ, ἡ, τό ὄντως followed by a noun, that which is truly etc., that which is indeed (τά ὄντως ἀγατα ἤ καλά, P'lat. Phaedr., p. 260a.; τήν ὄντως καί ἀληθῶς φιλίαν, Plato, Clit., p. 409e.; οἱ ὄντως βασιλεῖς, Josephus, Antiquities 15,3, 5): as ἡ ὄντως ( αἰώνιος) ζωή, ἡ ὄντως χήρα, a widow that is a widow indeed, not improperly called a widow (as παρθένος ἡ λεγομένη χήρα, i. e., a virgin that has taken a vow of celibacy, in Ignatius ad Smyrn. 13 [ET] (cf. Lightfoot, in the place cited); cf. Baur, Die sogen. Pastoralbriefe, p. 46ff), Euripides, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, and following; the Sept. for אֻמְנָם, אָכֵן, אַך, Jeremiah 10:19.)

Greek Monotonic

ὄντως: επίρρ. μτχ. του εἰμί (sum), πράγματι, στ' αλήθεια, τωόντι, σε Ευρ. κ.λπ.· ὄντωςτε καὶ ἀληθῶς, πράγματι, στ' αλήθεια, σε Πλάτ.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

ὄντως: adv. действительно, подлинно (ὄ. τε καὶ ἀληθῶς Plat.): τὰ ὄ. ἀγαθά Plat. подлинные блага.

Middle Liddell

part. of εἰμί (sum)]
really, verily, Eur., etc.; ὄντως τε καὶ ἀληθῶς really and truly, Plat.