κατά -> about, about the time, according to, after, against, answering to the description of, as befits, as far as concerns, as is, at a time, befits, bestowed upon, by the favour of, concerning, distributively, down, down by, down from, down into, down upon, downward motion, downwards, during, for, for the purpose, in accordance with, in answer to, in quest of, in relation to, in separate, in the course of, like, more or less, motion from above, naturally, nearly, on every, opposite, over, over against, partially, so as to, sometime, somewhere in, throughout, towards, upon

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Hi!

I am looking for help concerning the meaning of the word κατά in Ancient Greek. The UChicago online dictionary says κατά means under, against (+ gen); according to, throughout (+ acc.).

How should I understand κατά in it possible topographic meaning: under, against, opposite? What is the most common meaning for κατά in Ancient Greek?

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MG
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I am guessing you had a look at: https://lsj.gr/wiki/%CE%BA%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%AC

 3. opposite, over against

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about, about the time, according to, after, against, answering to the description of, as befits, as far as concerns, as is, at a time, befits, bestowed upon, by the favour of, concerning, distributively, down, down by, down from, down into, down upon, downward motion, downwards, during, for, for the purpose, in accordance with, in answer to, in quest of, in relation to, in separate, in the course of, like, more or less, motion from above, naturally, nearly, on every, opposite, over, over against, partially, so as to, sometime, somewhere in, throughout, towards, upon, very like, way, with
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