** οὕτως**, and before a consonant

**οὕτω** (but sometimes οὕτως before a consonant, [

Refs 5th c.BC+], and οὕτω before a vowel is found in

*Epic dialect* Poets and _Ionic dialect_ Prose, see near the end); in

*Attic dialect* strengthened

** A**) οὑτωσί [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; see at {οὗτος Α}:—

*adverb* of οὗτος,

**in this way** or

**manner, so, thus**: οὕτως is antecedent to ὡς, [

Refs 8th c.BC+]; in

*Attic dialect* also οὕτως ὥσπερ [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὥσπερ, οὕτω καὶ. [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὡσαύτως, ὥσπερ, οὕτω καὶ. [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; also οὕτως, ὅπως. [

Refs 5th c.BC+];

*poetry* also ὥστε, οὕτω δὲ. [

Refs 5th c.BC+] is frequently left out after ὡς, ὡς ἔδοξεν αὐτοῖς, καὶ ἐποίουν ταῦτα [

Refs 5th c.BC+] —Sts. οὕτω or -ως refers to what follows,

**thus, as follows**, οὕτω χρὴ ποιεῖν: ἐὰν. [

Refs 5th c.BC+] followed by a quotation, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; καὶ οὕτως even

**so**, even

**on this supposition**, [

Refs 8th c.BC+]; οὕτω δή τι, see infr. III; also οὕτω που

**so** I ween,[

Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὣς ὁ μὲν οὕτως ἐστὶ σόος

**so in this way** is he saved, [

Refs 8th c.BC+] —Phrases:

** A.1**) οὕτω δὴ ἔσται

**so** it shall be, ratifying what goes before,[

Refs] alone in answers,

**even so, just so**, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

** A.2**)

*emphatic* with the

*imperative*,

**just, without more ado**, ἔρρ᾽ οὕτως [

Refs 8th c.BC+]; but, οὕτω νῦν ἀπόπεμπε

**as you say**, [

Refs]

** A.3**) in wishes or prayers,

**so**, i.e. if you grant my prayer, οὕτως ἔρως σοι. τελεσφόρος γένοιτο [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; also in protestations,

**so**, i.e. only if what I say is true, οὕτως ὀναίμην τῶν τέκνων, μισῶ τὸν ἄνδρ᾽ (as in Engl,

**so** help me God,

**so** mote I thrive, etc.) [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὕτω. νομιζοίμην σοφός, ὡς. [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

** A.4**) in colloquial phrase, beginning a story, οὕτω ποτ᾽ ἦν μῦς καὶ γαλῆ

**there** were once on a time, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

** A.5**) οὕτω with

*genitive*, τούτων μὲν οὕτω

**so much** for this, [

Refs 4th c.BC+]; οὕτω καὶ τῶν οἰκονομικῶν (variant{τῷ -κῷ})

**so** also of, [

Refs 4th c.BC+]; ὥσπερ Χαλκὶς. τῆς Εὐβοίας. κεῖται, οὕτω Χερρονήσου. ἡ Καρδιανῶν πόλις as Chalcis in respect of Euboea,

**so** Cardia in respect of the Chersonese, [

Refs 4th c.BC+]; so οὕτως ἔχω τινός or περί τινος, see at {ἔχω} (A) [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

** A.6**) ὁ οὕτω καλούμενος, ὀνομαζόμενος, the

**so**-called, τῶν Ῥιπαίων οὕτω καλουμένων [

Refs 2nd c.AD+]; Ποταμὸς δῆμος οὕτω καλούμενος P, a deme of

**that** name, [

Refs 1st c.BC+]

** A.7**) οὕτω, or οὕτω δή, frequently introduces the apodosis after a protasis, ἐπειδὴ περιελήλυθε ὁ πόλεμος, οὕτω δὴ Γέλωνος μνῆστις γέγονε [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; especially after parts, ἐν κλιβάνῳ πνίξαντες, οὕτω τρώγουσι, i.e. ἐπειδὰν πνίξωσιν, οὕτω, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]: so also after the

*genitive* *absolutely*, ὡς. τῶν ἡγεμόνων ὑμῖν μὴ μεμπτῶν γεγενημένων, οὕτω τὴν γνώμην ἔχετε [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

** A.II**) sometimes in a really inferential sense, as we say

**so** for

**therefore**, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

** A.III**)

**to such an extent, so, so much, so very, so excessively**, καλὸς οὕτω [

Refs 8th c.BC+]; πρυμνόθεν οὕτως

**so** entirely, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; τίς δ᾽ οὕτως ἄνους ὃς.

**;** [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; also δυσχείμερος αὕτη ἡ. χώρη οὕτω δή τί ἐστι, ἔνθα (i. e. ὥστε ἐνταῦθα) τοὺς μὲν ὀκτὼ τῶν μηνῶν ἀφόρητος οἷος γίνεται κρυμός [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

**so excessively** hard, you could scarcely break them, [

Refs]

** A.III.2**) with

*superlative* *adjective*, τῆς οὕτω μεγίστης ἐγχειρήσεως ἀποσφαλείς [

Refs 1st c.BC+]

** A.IV**) sometimes, like{αὔτως}, with a diminishing power,

**so, merely so, simply**, in [

Refs 8th c.BC+]; τοὺς ὀδόντας. οὕτως ἂν τοῖς δακτύλοις αὐτοῖς. παρατρίβειν, i.e. without a dentifrice, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; also,

**off-hand, at once**, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀλλ᾽ οὕτως ἄπει

**; so, without a word more?** [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἢ στραφεὶς οὕτως ἴω

**;** [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὡς οὕτω γ᾽ ἀκοῦσαι

**at first** hearing, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐ. οὕτως ἄπει, =

**impune**, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]

** A.V**) as Hebraism, οὕτως, =

**such a person (thing**), οὕτως οὐδέποτε εἴδαμεν [

LXX+NT]

** B**) Position of οὕτω or οὕτως, mostly

**before** the word which it limits, but in Poets sometimes

**after**, καλὸς οὕτω [

Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἔρημος οὕτω, ἄγαν οὕτω, [

Refs 5th c.BC+]: rarely at the end of a clause, [

Refs 8th c.BC+]: sometimes separated from the word which it limits, οὕτως ἔχει τι δεινόν

**;** [

Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὕτω δ᾽ ἦν ὁ Φίλιππος ἐν φόβῳ, ὥστε. [

Refs 4th c.BC+]

** C**) Prosody. The last syllable of οὕτω is short before a vowel in [

Refs 8th c.BC+]. The ι of οὑτωσί is always long, see at {οὗτος} [near the start]