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Postby Lavrentivs » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:01 pm

How does “where”, “whither” come to mean “as”?
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Re: ᾗ

Postby bedwere » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:23 am

Maybe in the sense "in the way"?
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Re: ᾗ

Postby NateD26 » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:03 am

What is the context? What is the sense and function of as here?
A little more detail would go a long way into clarifying such queries.
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Re: ᾗ

Postby Lavrentivs » Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:41 pm

But I’m not asking about a specific usage, I am asking about the relation between the two normal senses of this form, the one being where, the other as.
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Re: ᾗ

Postby Qimmik » Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:01 am

It's the dative feminine singular form of the relative pronoun ὅς. It's used as a general relative adverb that can be translated "where", "as" or other English adverbial expressions depending on the context.
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