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τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

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P. and V. οὖς, τό. Hearing: P. and V. ἀκοή, ἡ. Give ear, v.: P. παρέχειν τὰ ὦτα. Give ear to: P. and V. ἐνδέχεσθαι (acc. or absol.), P. ὑποδέχεσθαι (acc.), V. ἀκοὴν διδόναι (dat.); see hear. He is within earshot: V. σύμμετρος γὰρ ὡς κλύειν (Soph., O.R. 84). To within earshot: P. εἰς ἐπήκοον (Xen.). Riding up to within earshot: P. προσελάσαντες ἐξ ὅσου τις ἔμελλεν ἀκούσεσθαι (Thuc. 7, 73). Wishing to hear with their own ears: P. αὐτήκοοι βουληθέντες γένεσθαι (Thuc. 1, 133). Leaning forward a litlle to catch my ear: P. προσκύψας μοι σμικρὸν πρὸς τὸ οὖς (Plat., Euthyd. 275E). Set by the ears, v. trans.: Ar. and P. διιστάναι, P. διασπᾶν, πρὸς αὑτοὺς ταράσσειν. Box on the ear, subs.: Ar. and P. κόνδυλος, ὁ. Give (a person) a box on the ear: P. ἐπὶ κόρρης τύπτειν (acc.). subs. Of corn: Ar. and V. σταχύς, ὁ, κάλυξ, ἡ. Be in the ear, v.: P. ἐν ἀκμῇ εἶναι, ἀκμάζειν. In the sprouting of the ear: P. κάλυκος ἐν λοχεύμασι (Aesch., Ag. 1392). About the time when the corn puts forth ears: P. περὶ σίτου ἐκβολήν (Thuc. 4, 1).