Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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1694πρό

πρό (Lat. pro, for) before. Cp. ἀντί, which is narrower in meaning.

1. πρό with the Genitive only

a. Local: πρὸ τῶν ἁμαξῶν in front of the wagons X. C. 6.2.36.

b. Temporal: πρὸ τῆς μάχης before the battle X. A. 1.7.13.

c. Other relations: Defence or care (cp. ὑπέρ): διακινδυ_νευειν πρὸ βασιλέως to incur danger in defence of (prop. in front of) the king X. C. 8.8.4. Preference (cp. ἀντί): οἱ ἐπαινοῦντες πρὸ δικαιοσύνης ἀδικία_ν those who laud injustice in preference to justice P. R. 361e, πρὸ πολλοῦ ποιεῖσθαι to esteem highly (in preference to much) I. 5.138, φωνεῖν πρὸ τῶνδε to speak for them (as their spokesman) S. O. T. 10 (ἀντὶ τῶνδε = as their deputy, ὑπὲρ τῶνδε as their champion).

2. πρό in Composition

Before, forward, forth (προβάλλειν put forward), for, in behalf of, in defence of, in public (προαγορεύειν give public notice), beforehand (πρόδηλος manifest beforehand), in preference (προαιρεῖσθαι choose in preference).

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